Pre-and post-conference field trips will be offered on Tuesday afternoon and Friday morning. Field trip costs will cover transportation and entrance fees into museums when applicable. Meals are not included. Field trip leaders will contact participants who have indicated interest with trip details and the opportunity to register for individual trips.
- Ethnic Austin: Murals Tour: coordinated in collaboration with the Mexican American Cultural Center and led by local mural artists.
- Ethnic Austin: Museums Tour: Explore smaller Austin museums that highlight Latino, African American, Asian American and Feminist art coordinated in collaboration with the City of Austin. The tour will be led by local expert Dr. Laura Esparza.
- Race, power and urban change in Austin: Tour some of Austin’s rapidly gentrifying areas with a local expert and meet with local community leaders to learn about current policy debates regarding zoning and affordable housing.
- Austin’s Racial Geographies: Tour the UT campus and surrounding neighborhoods to learn about local efforts to remove Confederate street and school names and statues and efforts to preserve historically Black and Latino neighborhoods. The tour will be led by Dr. Edmund T. Gordon.
Field Trip Registration
Sign up and payment for field trips occur separately from regular conference registration. Conference registration is required for field trip participation.
Field trip registration is available using the link below.