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7th Texas Tech University Hispanic/Latinx Research & Creativity Symposium

Thursday April 23, 2020 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Virtual Event Details: For a copy of the complete program and/or for Zoom meeting information please contact gabriel.partida@ttu.edu.

This virtual symposium will feature research and creative work by TTU faculty, staff, and graduate students, including presentations and panel discussions of Teaching at a Hispanic Serving Institution, Translation & Interpretation Pedagogies, Chicanx-Latinx Perspectives, and Images and Perceptions of Latinx Communities, among others.

The symposium will also feature a distinguished keynote address by Dr. Aron Aji of the University of Iowa who will speak on "Literary Translation and Global Communication" from noon to 12:50

The following is an outline of the schedule. If you would like a full schedule and/or the Zoom meeting information in order to join us, please contact gabriel.partida@ttu.edu.

Virtual Symposium Schedule

Thursday, April 23, 2020

11:00 a.m.Panel 1: Hispanic-Serving Institution Teaching Panel

12:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Aron Aji (Univ. of Iowa) “Literary Translation and Global Communication”

1:00 p.m.Panel 2: Translation and Interpretation Pedagogy Strategies

2:15 p.m.Panel 3: Chicanx-Latinx Working Group

3:30 p.m.Panel 4: Latin America and Its Diasporas

5:00 p.m. Panel 5: Images, Perceptions and Their Impacts on Latinx Communities

We hope to see you on April 23rd!


Community Conversation & Film Screening

Monday, October 14, 2019 | 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Matador Room, 2nd floor – Student Union Building, Texas Tech University
Free and open to the public | Reception to follow

How can Texas cities take a lead role in the immigration debate?

Together with the United States and Mexico Center at Rice University, the Harris Institute is co-organizing a forum regarding immigration for the evening of Monday, October 14, in the Student Union Building on campus. The event will consist of discussion among several experts on immigration/international affairs and discussion with the audience. There will also be a brief screening of a video produced by a partner of the Rice group, Rational Middle. Reception to follow. 


Rossy Evelin Lima, Ph.D., Poet, Scholar and Activist, TTU
Chris Lyon, Writer and Producer, Rational Middle
Tony Payan, Ph.D., Director, Center for the United States and Mexico, Rice University
David Strange, J.D., Immigration Attorney, Whittenberg & Strange P.C.


Héctor Rendón, Ph.D., Harris Institute for Hispanic & International Communication, Texas Tech University. For more information email hector.rendon@ttu.edu  or call +1.806.834.6050

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