LACIS Upcoming Events
Lecture of the week:

"Democratizing Texas Politics: Race, Identity, and Mexican American Empowerment, 1945-2002" by: BENJAMIN MÁRQUEZ 

November 28th @ 12pm (206 Ingraham)
Free and Open to Public

By the beginning of the twenty-first century, Texas led the nation in the number of Latino officeholders, despite the state's violent history of racial conflict. Exploring this and other seemingly contradictory realities of Texas's political landscape since World War II, Democratizing Texas Politics captures powerful, interrelated forces that drive intriguing legislative dynamics. These factors include the long history of Mexican American activism; population growth among Mexican American citizens of voting age; increased participation among women and minorities at state and national levels in the Democratic Party, beginning in the 1960s; the emergence of the Republican Party as a viable alternative for Southern conservatives; civil rights legislation; and the transition to a more representative two-party system thanks to liberal coalitions. More...

Latin American Community

 "Cooperatives in Cuba, Comparisons with Other Non State Businesses"  by Seida Barrera & Ernesto Dominguez 
November 27th @ 12pm-1pm
Taylor Hibbard Room - 427 Lorch St. Taylor Hall

Seida Barrera is Full Professor At the Center of the Cuban Economy, at Universidad de La Habana, Cuba.

Ernesto Dominguez: Professor at Universidad de La Habana in Cuba Henry Heredia: Cuban Institute for Cultural Research

University Events
Tanaya Winder (Southern Ute, Duckwater Shoshone, and Pyramid Lake Paiute), writes and teaches about different expressions of love (self-love, intimate love, social love, community love, and universal love); she is an advocate of heartwork and believes everyone has a gift they've been placed on this earth to share. 

Join us for an evening of inspiration and education about pursuing your passions and valuing your heart-work. This event is free and open to the public.


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