Topic: History

New Research Center in Antigua, Guatemala Expands University of Texas at Austin's Latin American Research

Aug. 18, 2009

The Department of Art and Art History in the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin has introduced Casa Herrera, a new research, conference and teaching facility in Antigua, Guatemala, that will enable the department to expand its Mesoamerica Center.

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Forgotten Gateway Exhibit Teaches Lessons of the Immigrant Experience in Texas

June 12, 2009
Poster: Passenger Line from Hamburg to Galveston

Anthropology lecturer uses history exhibit to teach empathy and understanding.

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Pressing Environmental Issues Examined by Scholars and Activists

April 14, 2009

Event: From controlling toxins and waste disposal to managing the rain forest and water rights, international policy analysts will examine some of the world's most pressing environmental issues at the "The Nation-State and the Transnational Environment" conference at The Universi

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Max Planck Award given to Karl Galinsky

Feb. 24, 2009
Max Planck Award given to Karl Galinsky

Karl Galinsky, the Floyd A. Cailloux Centennial Professor of Classics and Distinguished Teaching Professor, has been awarded a 2009 Max Planck Research Award for International Cooperation for his study of history and memory.

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My grandmother is a warrior

Jan. 26, 2009

University of Texas at Austin undergraduate Christopher Jackson uncovers the true history behind his grandmother's epic civil rights battle to enroll at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas in the 1950s.

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