CMAS Distinguished Speaker Julieta Villarreal García addressing the crowd with her experiencesAudience for the CMAS Distinguished Speaker Julieta Villarreal GarcíaTrinidad "Trini" Garza High School Students visited CMASCMAS Program Coordinator Monica Lopez at the College of Liberal Arts (COLA) Welcome Event 2022CMAS Speaker Series Event: Bada XochitlTrinidad "Trini" Garza High School Students visited CMASCollege of Liberal Arts (COLA) Welcome Event 2022Cheech Marin with the creator and artist of the mural, Carlos Don Juan. April 2022. The mural is located at the Center for Mexican American Studies.Celebrando el Éxito Ceremony - Mariachi Los Jinetes

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Julieta Villarreal García, 2023 Distinguished Speaker

On April 14, 2023, the Center for Mexican American Studies hosted Julieta Villarreal García, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the first Latina to serve as president of a college or university in the United States in 1986. “Persistence Counts” covers the experiences and achievements of Dr. Julieta V. García.
If you didn’t get a chance to attend this event, the recording is now available on the CMAS YouTube channel.

Cheech Marin, 2022 Distinguished Speaker

On April 13, 2022, the Center for Mexican American Studies hosted Cheech Marin, who is a famous American actor, musician, comedian, and activist, to deliver his talk on Chicano Art: Perspectives of an Art Advocate.
If you didn’t get a chance to attend this event, the recording is available on the CMAS YouTube channel.

Speaker Series lectures

CMAS MALC Roundtable Discussion: The State of Latino Higher Education in Texas.
The Fluid Taco: The Adaptive Tortilla in the United States of America by José R. Ralat
CMAS presents Aurelio Nuño: The Hidden Paradox of Education and Democracy.
CMAS presents Scaling Migrant Worker Rights: How Advocates Collaborate and Contest State Power by Dr. Xóchitl Bada

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