Topic: Center for Mexican American Studies

Texas’ Violent Past on the Mexico-Texas Border

Jan. 21, 2016

Photos and artifacts from one of the most violent decades in Texas history will be on display in a new exhibition at the Bullock Texas State History Museum.

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UT Austin Establishes Latino Research Initiative

March 31, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin has launched a new Latino Research Initiative in conjunction with presenting the university's first Latino Leadership Award to Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush.

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Perez: For Americans of Mexican descent, Selena’s music helped us tell our story

March 27, 2015

Watching Gregory Nava's 1997 biopic, "Selena," again, I recalled seeing it for the first time. My initial impression then was that the film was nothing more than an extended music video.

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Road to the White House is through Latino Texas

March 19, 2015

Likely presidential candidates are beginning to polish their profiles and manage their vulnerabilities.

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Dances With Mexicans, Disney’s McFarland, U.S.A.

March 8, 2015

For two years in a row, Mexico’s native sons have taken home the Best Director Academy Award, Alfonso Curón in 2014 and Alejandro González Iñárritu in 2015.

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