Austin Links

Austin Flag What would locals like others know about Austin, Texas? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat’s the story of Austin’s Treaty Oak?Who maintains and decorates the teeny-tiny traffic median on Enfield Road? @marisacharpDowntown Mural Tour – Downtown Austin Alliance FoundationFamily in town? Austin landmarks and tourist traps even locals love – …

University of Texas at Austin

Photo: Nick Amoscato, University of Texas at Austin (Some rights reserved) Austin – Spotlight on the University of Texas HeadlinesThe Eyes of Texas: Racist tradition or cornerstone of school spirit? – @thedailytexan Key Linksutexas.edubrand Public Artlandmarks.utexas.eduNancy Rubins Monochrome History Instituteliberalarts.utexas.edu/historicalstudiesYouTubehttps://twitter.com/UTIHS1 Humanities Instituteliberalarts.u[email protected] Difficult Dialogues Spring Public Forum: Health, Infrastructure, and the Environment Native American and …

Austin

Photo: European Space Agency, Covered in Snow (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Austin’s Blue Index

Logo Austin, Texas – Blue Index – 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 …

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections

Logo Austin, Texas – LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections – llilasbenson.utexas.edu – 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 …

SXSW

Logo 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. 2022 https://www.kxan.com/entertainment-news/sxsw-music-wristbands-now-on-sale-to-austin-area-residents/ https://www.kxan.com/entertainment-news/sxsw-music-wristbands-now-on-sale-to-austin-area-residents/ 2021Pete Buttigieg to Keynote SXSW 2020 event cancelledhttps://www.kut.org/post/watch-live-austin-leaders-give-update-sxsw-amid-covid-19-concerns Key …

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 …

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 …