Monthly Archives: January 2009

Feb. 5-7: ILASSA Student Conference

The Institute of Latin American Studies Student Association (ILASSA) at the University of Texas at Austin will be hosting their 29th annual
ILASSA Student Conference from Thursday, February 5th to Saturday,
February 7th, at the Thompson Conference Center.
The Conference will begin on Thursday with opening remarks by Jesuit
priest and former Nicaraguan Minister of Education Fernando Cardenal,
and Guatemalan environmental activist Eloyda Mejía, at 7:00 p.m. at
the TCC, Room 1.110. Luis Macas will provide closing remarks on
Saturday at 2 p.m., also in Thompson Conference Center Room 1.110.
The event is free and open to the public, and more information is
available at:

Symposium: Shared Visions for Cuba-U.S. Relations

Presented by the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
January 29–30, 2009 • Austin, Texas
Thursday and Friday, January 29 and 30
The University of Texas at Austin

More information:

Internship in UT’s Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese Media Center

The Media Center in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese is looking for motivated, bilingual individuals for post-production work on a body of short narrative and documentary videos that will be used in the classroom, language labs, and ultimately online. Also looking for individuals looking for production work, bilingualism is not necessary for production work.
Looking for people with some editing experience on Final Cut. Also looking for motion graphics. You don’t have to be an expert, this would actually be a great opportunity to become more proficient. More importantly, we need reliable, enthusiastic, self-directed people.
How To Apply:
Contact Noah Stroehle, Director of the Media Center for the Department of Spanish & Portuguese: Please include your academic and work schedule (if you have a job).
Deadline: Tuesday, Jan. 27th for internship credit. Friday, February 13, 2009.
Course Credit: Eligible for an internship course credit. (See your academic advisor.)
Questions? Contact:
Noah Stroehle
Director of the Spanish & Portuguese
Media Center
BEN 3.102

Legislative Bootcamp

“Legislative Boot Camp℠”
January 9, 2009
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Texas Capitol
Capitol Extension Auditorium

Lawmakers, lobbyists, legislative staffers, and the media convene to discuss how the Texas legislative process really works and what will happen during the 81st Texas Legislature, which convenes on January 13.
Registration is free. Seating is limited.
Business casual attire.
Registration Deadline: January 7
To register contact:
Ramiro Canales
Facebook Group: Legislative Boot Camp℠