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“The Bleeding Edge” Documentary Screening


Date: December 5, 2019 Time: 6:30 pm  to  9:00 pm “The Bleeding Edge” examines the $400 billion medical device industry, focusing on lax regulations, corporate cover-ups, and profit-driven incentives that put patients at risk daily. The screening, which begins at 6:30 pm and will be followed by a discussion, is part of the “Controversy & […]

16th Annual Women & Fair Trade Festival


Date: November 24, 2019 Time: 10:00 am  to  6:00 pm The Women & Fair Trade Festival is an annual Austin marketplace, now in its 16th year, invites women’s cooperatives to come from all over the world to tell their stories about globalization and to sell their handmade items. The event is sponsored by Austin Tan […]

16th Annual Women & Fair Trade Festival


Date: November 23, 2019 Time: 10:00 am  to  6:00 pm The Women & Fair Trade Festival is an annual Austin marketplace, now in its 16th year, invites women’s cooperatives to come from all over the world to tell their stories about globalization and to sell their handmade items. The event is sponsored by Austin Tan […]


Date: November 13, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm Our Revolution – Travis County is hosting a screening of “Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point.” The documentary looks at how our dysfunctional health care system damages the economy, suffocates businesses, discourages physicians, and negatively impacts the nation’s health, while remaining unaffordable for a […]


Date: November 13, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm Musician and storyteller Martha Redbone, documentary filmmaker and scholar Angelo Baca, and documentary filmmaker and professor Anne Lewis will discuss “Indigeneity, the Land, and Artistic Expression.” The event is sponsored by University of Texas Humanities Institute. More information online. RSVPs are appreciated but not required. […]


Date: November 12, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm  to  8:00 pm Martha Redbone is an award-winning musician, storyteller, and activist celebrated for her roots music embodying the folk, indigenous, and mountain blues sounds of her childhood in the Appalachian hills of Kentucky. More information online. The event is free but space is limited. Call 512-471-6376 for […]


Date: November 12, 2019 Time: 3:30 pm  to  5:00 pm David Wallace-Wells will speak on the climate crises, our best hopes for dealing with it, and what he means by calling it “a story of mythological proportion.” Wallace-Wells is the author of the best-selling book The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, which has been described […]


Date: October 24, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm  to  6:00 pm A roundtable discussion on “Convict Leasing in Texas: Activism and Commemoration” will feature Reginald Moore, Samuel Collins III, and Baxter Montgomery of the Convict Leasing and Labor Project. The moderator will be Professor Shirley Thompson from the University of Texas departments of American Studies and […]

Jason De León on Human Smuggling


Date: October 23, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm  to  8:30 pm Jason De León, Professor of Anthropology and Chicana/o Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and Director of the Undocumented Migration Project, will speak on “Soldiers and Kings: A Photoethnography of Human Smuggling Across Mexico” as part of the University of Texas Humanities Institute’s […]

Racial Disparities at UT on “Views and Brews”


Date: October 22, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm  to  8:00 pm KUT Radio’s “View and Brews” program will focus on racial disparities at the University of Texas. Guest host Ya’Ke Smith (Radio-Television-Film) will lead the discussion with Roger Reeves (English), Edmund T. Gordon (Anthropology), Kathleen McElroy (Journalism) and Virginia Cumberbatch (Community Engagement Center). Doors open at […]