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Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, October 03, 2018 | 11:00 am - 01:00 pm

LAII Lecture Series: 50 años de la masacre de Tlatelolco: Elena Garro y el 68: violencia y persecución del Estado mexicano

Join the LAII and the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies for a special event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the massacre of Tlatelolco.

Día de los Muertos
Wednesday, October 03, 2018 | 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

K-12 Educator's Workshop: Día de los Muertos and Cultural Literacy in Practice

Join the UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute and the National Hispanic Cultural Center for a free professional development workshop for K-12 educators focused on Día de los Muertos. Using culturally relevant resources, participants will learn how to integrate Día de los Muertos into their classrooms through art and literacy based activities that explore the history and practices associated with this tradition.

Saturday, October 06, 2018 | 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

K-12 Educator's Workshop: Poesía in the Classroom

Join us for a free workshop focused on poetry in bilingual K-12 classrooms. This will be an excellent opportunity for teachers to learn more about how to celebrate the Spanish language and inspire a love of poetry in the classroom.

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