Topic: Slavery

Slavery on Screen: Scholars' Impressions and Interpretations

Feb. 19, 2014
Slavery on Screen: Scholars' Impressions and Interpretations

"Twelve Years a Slave," one of this year's most lauded films, has sparked discussions about the institution it tackles. A panel of UT scholars offer their views.

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U.S. Ambassador to Discuss Human Trafficking on the Texas-Mexico Border

Oct. 23, 2012

Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State, is the keynote speaker at the Central Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking Annual Conference at UT's School of Social Work this week.

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Modern-Day Slavery To Be Examined at Human Trafficking Conference, Oct. 6-7

Sept. 28, 2010

Texas State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin, and the State Bar of Texas will present the First International Conference on Human Trafficking (ICHT): "Moving Beyond Talk", Oct. 6-7 at the Texas State Capitol.

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Briscoe Center Announces Smith Research Travel Awards

Feb. 25, 2009

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce that Kenna Renee Acher, Paul Binford, Bryant Etheridge and Kimberly Welch have received the 2008-2009 William A. and Madeline Welder Smith Research Travel Award.

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