LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections

Logo Austin, Texas – LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, a partnership of the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, raises awareness of past and current issues that affect Latin America and U.S. Latina/o communities through its world-class collections, globalized higher education, research, international …

University of Texas at Austin

Photo: Nick Amoscato, University of Texas at Austin Spotlight on the University of Texas at Austin HeadlinesThe Eyes of Texas: Racist tradition or cornerstone of school spirit? – @thedailytexanUniversity of Texas Longhorn band won’t play “The Eyes of Texas” this weekend after some members say they’re unwilling Replacing ‘Eyes of Texas’ among changes requested by …

Austin Links

Austin Flag Links related to Austin, Texas presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesLost Austin: Iconic restaurants, venues and more that didn’t make it out of 2020Austin restaurants that closed during the coronavirus pandemic in 2020TxDOT Plans To Say Goodbye To I-35 Double-Decker In AustinAustin360 Dining Guide 2020: Interview with Iliana de La Vega of El NaranjoAustin …

Austin, Texas

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Barton Springs Austin is the capital of Texas.Population in the city limits approximately 950,000, over 2 million in the metro area; currently 11th largest city in the USA Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/vm5kCiRhVuzqNkSd7 University of Texas at AustinThe University of Texas (UT) includes a presidential library and important collections of art. ParksLady Bird Lake (previously …

SXSW

Elsewhere on the Web SXSW – sxsw.com – dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Hashtags: #SXSW, #sxswcancelled Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. 2020 event cancelled https://www.kut.org/post/watch-live-austin-leaders-give-update-sxsw-amid-covid-19-concerns Austin mayor cancels SXSW, city …

SXSW 2019

This week in Austin, Texas: SXSW South By Southwest – sxsw.com – dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. An essential destination for global professionals, the event …

Austin’s Blue Index

Austin, Texas – Blue Index – https://www.facebook.com/blueindexaustin – is participatory research project designed to gather feedback on 30+ waterscapes through capturing people’s emotional response to water and photography. Blue Index markers are next to the most treasured water sources around town — from Lady Bird Lake to Big Stacey and Pease Park. Find a station, …

Crossing Borders and Building Bridges #ILASSA38

Call for papers for the 2018 ILASSA 38 Conference which will take place March 1-3, 2018 at the University of Texas at Austin. Hashtag: #ILASSA38 Ilassa: Given the current sociopolitical climate across the globe and particularly in Latin America it becomes necessary forge new connections and solidarities between different cultures, knowledges and life projects. The …