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Upcoming Events





Friday, January 25, 2019 | 06:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Braceros Exhibit

Drawn from the archives of Mexico's Secretariat of Foreign Relations, this stunning collection of black and white photography explores the Bracero Program as it was seen by the men and women who lived it.




Friday, March 22, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

LAII Lecture Series: Raramuri Criollo Cattle and Climate Change in the Desert Southwest

Join the LAII for a presentation with Dr. Andrés Cibils, Professor of Rangeland Science in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences at New Mexico State University, as he discusses climate change in the desert of the southwest.




Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm

LAII Lecture Series: From Brazil to the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A Journalist’s Perspective on Reporting in the Americas

Join the LAII for a conversation with journalist Simon Romero, a national correspondent for The New York Times. In this role, he covers immigration and other issues in the United States. Previously, he was the Brazil bureau chief from 2011 to the 2017, covering Brazil and several other countries in South America, including Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.






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