Speaker Series

2022 – 2023 Series

Speaker Series 2022-2023 Flyer

Speaker Series Listing

Fall 2022

Language, Diversity, & Creation
Yásnaya Aguilar
September 6, 2022 | 12 Noon | Planetarium-Physics/Chemistry 303
The Fluid Taco: The Adaptive Tortilla in the United States of America
Jose Ralat
September 26, 2022 | 12:30 PM | Library Parlor 6th floor
Vendors, Markets, and Activism in Mexico and California:
A roundtable with book authors Sandra Mendiola García,
Christina Jiménez, Ingrid Bleynat, and Rocío Rosales
12 Noon – 1:30 PM (Virtual Event)
October 6, 2022 | 12 Noon
The State of Latino Higher Education in Texas: A Roundtable with
Members of the Texas Mexican American Legislative Caucus.
October 20, 2022 | 9:30 AM-1:30 PM | Carlisle Suite, University Center

Spring 2023

The Hidden Paradox of Education and Democracy: Power, Political Mobilization and the Quality of Education
Aurelio Nuno
Former Secretary of Education in Mexico and visiting scholar at the Harvard Education School
February 9, 2023 | Time 12:30 PM -2:00 PM
Scaling Migrant Worker Rights. How Advocates Collaborate & Contest State Power
Xóchitl Bada
Associate Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Co-sponsored with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology
March 2, 2023 | Time 12:30 PM -2:00 PM
Persistence Counts
Distinguished Lecture Julieta V. García
2022 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient
Professor, Former President, The University of Texas at Brownsville
April 12, 2023 | Time 6:30 PM |  Central Library, 6th Floor