IXth REP Theme: Engaged Research: Fostering Human and Civil Rights

The IXth edition of the Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference will be held from October 23-25, 2018 at the Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin, Texas.
See below for a tentative preliminary program.

Featured presenters: Rickie Sanders, Wei Li, Audrey Kobayashi, Derek Alderman, David Kaplan, Melissa Gilbert, Marie Price, Ibipo Johnston-Anumonwo, John Frazier and more!


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Tuesday, 10/23 Wednesday, 10/24 Thursday, 10/25 Friday, 10/26
8:00 – 9:45am  






Mentoring Workshop







Registration (4-7pm)

“Advancing Women in Geography” Panel & Concurrent Sessions “Ethnic Studies K-20” Panel & Concurrent Sessions Fieldtrips
9:45 – 10:00am Coffee Break Coffee Break
10:00 – 12:00am Concurrent Sessions Concurrent Sessions
12:00 – 1:30pm Lunch in Zocalo
w/music from local Mariachi Bands
Lunch in Zocalo
w/music from Austin’s Bronze Band Community Project
1:30 – 3:15pm “Cross-boundary Research on Race and Ethnicity” Panel
& Concurrent Sessions
“Finding and Applying for the Right NSF Grant” & Concurrent Sessions
3:15 – 5:00pm “Finding Common Ground/Expanding Dialogue on the Geographies of Race and Racism” Panel
& Concurrent Sessions
“Enhancing Geography Programs in Minority Serving Institutions” Panel & Concurrent Sessions
5:15 – 6:30pm “Teaching Race and Ethnicity in Current Geopolitical Environment” Panel
Concurrent Sessions (5-7pm)
Academic Keynote:
Dr. Ted Gordon, UT-Austin
“Jim Hogg and the Changing Landscape of Commemoration at UT”
Community Activist Keynote:
Ms. Cristina Tzintzùn, Jolt
“Changing Our World through Latinx Power and Story!”
Ms. Rebecca Flores, Pro Immigrant Coalition
“Organizing and Organization for Social Justice: From United Farm Workers (UFW) to Immigrant Rights”
7:00pm Welcome Reception in MACC Art Gallery (7-9pm) with music by Los Bohemios Perdidos Free Evening – walk to food/music downtown Austin John Frazier Honorary Dinner in Zocalo



If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact at least 72 hours in advance of the event.