Topic: Culture

UT Faculty Experts Offer Insight on Immigration and the Border Crisis

July 25, 2014

Although immigration and border security issues have been heavily debated for years, the debate about U.S. policy and the current border crisis has dominated the media landscape in recent weeks, especially in Texas. Experts from across all disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety of topics related to the immigration debate and are available to speak with the media. 

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Benson Collection to Archive StoryCorps Latino Oral History Interviews

Nov. 1, 2012

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is partnering with oral history nonprofit organization StoryCorps to archive its immense collection of audio interviews with Latino subjects. The Benson Collection part of the University of Texas Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin will serve as the research repository for more than 2,000 audio recordings that capture the experiences of Latinos in the United States as part of the StoryCorps Historias initiative.

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The bands and more play on at the Cactus Cafe

May 31, 2012
The bands and more play on at the Cactus Cafe

This summer marks two years since the university announced its partnership with KUT 90.5 to program the iconic listening room in the Texas Union.

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Austin's Cultural Campus and the Butler School of Music Present Concert Crawl

April 9, 2012

Event: Visitors will be able to attend 20-minute, casual chamber music concerts at four of The University of Texas at Austin's acclaimed museums.

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Benson to Celebrate 10th Annual "¡A Viva Voz!" with Artists Nao Bustamante and Ricardo Domínguez

April 4, 2012

EVENT: "¡A Viva Voz!" presents "Filmformance and Hacktivism: New Directions in Latin@ Performance," with performance artist Nao Bustamante and new media activist artist Ricardo Domínguez.

WHEN: 7-9 p.m., Thursday, April 12, 2012

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