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Planet Texas 2050 Fall Research Showcase Series - Dec 9
December 9, 2020
12 -1 p.m.

“Texas Water Stories” [Team: Heather Houser (project lead – English), Paul Adams (Geography), C.J. Alvarez (Mexican American & Latina/o Studies), Tia Madkins (Education), and Fikile Nxumalo (Univ of Toronto)]

Over the past two years, Texas Water Stories has assessed wide-ranging narratives about one of the most valuable resources in Texas: water. Alvarez has collected historical narratives about the Rio Grande along a key stretch of the US-Mexico border, Nxumalo has participated in Coahuiltecan ceremonies honoring the natural springs of Central Texas, and Adams has interviewed farmers about the declining Ogallala aquifer and subsequent shift to dry-land farming on the Southern High Plains.

Dec 9, 2020 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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