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Conversations with DoArt Faculty


In celebration of the 2023 UTEP Faculty Biennial, the Rubin Center presents a series of brown bag lunches featuring faculty in conversation about their work, creative processes, academic research, and the practicalities of being an artist. These talks are open to the public, and you are invited to bring your lunch.

FEB 23

Who are They? Ellos quienes son?

Nabil Gonzalez and Alireza Vaziri in conversation with Dr. Laura Augusta about the intersection of politics and national identity of their work.


MAR 01

Re:search and the rhythms of the farm:

A gallery talk with Kim Bauer and Dr. Laura Augusta.


MAR 21

It Came From Beyond the Border!

A conversation on Latinx Futurism with Angel Cabrales and Dr. Laura Augusta.


MAR 28

Sounding Contemporary Art: Six Sonic Sculptures

Dr. Melissa Warak lecture about her current research.



MAR 30

Book Club: The Undercommons

Join Alexandra McGovern and Dr. Laura Augusta to talk about Fred Moten and Stefano Harney’s book. We are only going to be reading chapter 1 and chapter 7!

CLICK HERE for a free online copy of the book


APR 04

Restoring Sacred Heart Church in the Segundo Barrio

Dr. Max Grossman, Associate Professor of Art History