Events

“Imagining an Indigenous Future” Symposium

Date: April 30, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm

The annual symposium of the Native American Indigenous Collective and Native American Indigenous Peoples Association will focus on “Imagining an Indigenous Future,” addressing the futures of indigenous peoples within settler colonial spaces.

More information online and on Facebook.

Location: University of Texas, Benson Latin American Collection Conference Room, Sid Richardson Hall, Austin

“Imagining an Indigenous Future” Symposium

Date: May 1, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm  to  5:00 pm

The annual symposium of the Native American Indigenous Collective and Native American Indigenous Peoples Association will focus on “Imagining an Indigenous Future,” addressing the futures of indigenous peoples within settler colonial spaces.

More information online and on Facebook.

Location: University of Texas, Benson Latin American Collection Conference Room, Sid Richardson Hall, Austin

Screening of “Pay 2 Play”

Date: May 3, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm  to  6:03 pm

How can we change an electoral system in which politicians reward their big donors, large corporations and special interests, with legislation, public money and special favors? In “Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes,” filmmaker John Ennis offers a layman’s guide to taking control of the political process. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Todd Jagger of Wolf Pac, Sara Stewart of TexPIRG, and Joanne Richards of Common Ground for Texans.

More information online or contact Gaye Kopas, gkopas@msn.com.

Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 14311 Wells Port Drive (exit off I-35, west on Wells Branch Parkway)

Screening of “Terms and Conditions May Apply”

Date: May 7, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm

This documentary exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it, if anything.

The screening is part of the “Controversy & Conversation” series, a collaboration between the Austin Public Library and the Humanities Institute’s Difficult Dialogues Program at the University of Texas. More information online.

Location: Austin Public Library, Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Chavez St., Austin, 78702

Screening of “Forks over Knives”

Date: June 4, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm

This documentary examines the claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.

The screening is part of the “Controversy & Conversation” series, a collaboration between the Austin Public Library and the Humanities Institute’s Difficult Dialogues Program at the University of Texas. More information online.

Location: Austin Public Library, Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Chavez St., Austin, 78702