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MAS Annual Events:

  • Farmworker Awareness Week (March)
  • Women's Month (March)
  • Sexual Violence Awareness Week (April)
  • El Retorno: El Valle Celebra Nuestra Gloria (Spring)
  • Dia de la Raza (October)

Past Events:

"1st Annual Graduate Certificate in Mexican American Studies Symposium." The first MAS Graduate Certificate students presented their research as part of the requirements to complete the certificate, late Spring, 2011.

Eli Infante"(Nos) Otras: Un Testimonio" MAS committee members presented their testimonios at the Tejas NACCS Regional Conference, February, 2011.


"Anazaldua Philosophy Lecture Series" MAS co-sponsored these lectures organized by Dr. Adriel Trott, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, History and Philosophy Department. These took place throughout the academic year 2009-2010

"Bracero Tour" brought to UTPA campus by the Mexico Solidarity Network represented by Stuart Shussler and Norberto Flores of the National Assembly of Braceros de Tlaxcala (Mexico). October Dia de la Raza (2010)

"Meet and Greet" Informational event on MAS major, minor, and Graduate Certificate, CAS Gallery, February 18, 2010.

"Chicana/o Latina/o Film Series" MAS screened films throughout the academic year 2009-2010 for the UTPA community.

"Roundtable Discussion on the State of Mexican American Studies" FESTIBA, March, 2009.

"El Retorno: El Valle Celebra Nuestra Gloria, May 15, 2009

"MAS Logo Competition" 2010, Eli Infante (pictured below) won the first prize, Congratulations to Eli!