Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference, IXth edition
The REP Planning Committee is happy to announce that the Race, Ethnicity, and Place (REP) Conference, co-sponsored by both Texas State and UT-Austin Geography Departments, will be held from October 23-25, 2018 at the beautiful Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB MACC) in Austin, Texas. The ESB MACC is located adjacent to Town Lake and the Rainey Street Historic District in downtown Austin and the nearby hotels are within walking distance of many opportunities to enjoy the lake and live music. The theme of the conference is “Engaged Scholarship: Fostering Civil and Human Rights,” with an opening reception on Tuesday evening, paper and poster sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, field trips on Friday morning, and great food, music, keynote speakers and local artist & activist participation throughout the conference. Please mark your calendars and we hope that you will be able to participate.