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LMAS Photography Exhibit & Feature Film

We are fortunate to have The University of North Texas Latina/o and Mexican-American (LMAS) Studies Program, in conjunction with the Multicultural Center and Department of Spanish, will be hosting a photography exhibit honoring Black History Month. Following the Visual Arts experience, LMAS will be featuring the award winning film, "Artemio" by producer/director Sandra Luz Barroso.

Join us for Dr. Andrew Paxman's talk: "A Southerner South of the Border: How William Jenkins Became Mexico’s Richest Industrialist."

The history department and Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies (LMAS) program are co-hosting a public talk by Dr. Andrew Paxman entitled: "A Southerner South of the Border: How William Jenkins Became Mexico's Richest Industrialist."

The talk will take place on Monday, Feb 12, 2018, at 3:30pm in BLB 090. Please let your students know about it and, certainly, LMAS would love to see some of you at this event. Among others, Dr. Paxman draws parallels between the US South and parts of Mexico.

Dolores Huerta at UNT

Dolores Huerta is an American civil rights icon best known for her profound influence on labor practices for farm workers and within the agricultural industry. She is now the subject of the new documentary "Dolores", produced by Carlos Santana. Dolores Huerta will be having a panel discussion following the premier showing of the documentary on April 3rd, 2018 at 6:30pm in the UNT Lyceum. Join us to celebrate her achievements and to learn how she inspired the film.

LMAS Statement on DACA

The Latina/o and Mexican American Studies Program at the University of North Texas would like to reiterate its commitment and support for all students, regardless of their immigration status and that we especially stand with Dreamers and DACA recipients in this time of uncertainty. We recognize and value their role and contribution to our communities, families, schools, and workplaces. Lastly, we recognize their contribution to the shared vision of our nation.

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