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Events: Upcoming

Apr 30

REZILIENCE 2016 - Indigenous Arts Experience

Time: Gates Open: 9:00 a.m. | Main Concert: 5:00 p.m.
Location: National Hispanic Cultural Center, Plaza Mayor
Description: REZILIENCE-Indigenous Arts Experience is an immersive, all-ages experience that focuses on modern Indigenous art processes. Artists include both nationally and locally recognized entertainers, muralists, multimedia artists, and poets. More than sixty Indigenous artists and art-related professionals representing the U.S., Canada, and Latin America will participate during the full-day event, sharing their talents, skills, and knowledge in eight creative arenas. Event sections titled "Movement," "Design," "Inspiration," "Voice," "Vision," "Expression," and "Exchange" will feature a variety of disciplines and creative activities. Founded on values of collaboration, social entrepreneurship, and resource sharing, REZILIENCE will encourage conversations about Indigenous art processes worldwide.
Notes: For more information please visit the NHCC Website (link to: or the REZILIENCE website (link to: Campus entrance $5; main concert $40. Tickets to the main concert include campus entry
May 2

LAII Vamos a Leer Book Group

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bookworks, 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW
Description: Each month educators, teachers, librarians and community members from all over Albuquerque come together at our wonderful local bookstore, Bookworks, to discuss young adult books related to Latin America. All of the books featured in the Vamos a Leer book group are chosen for their representations of Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latinos in the United States. In May we're reading Dark Dude by Oscar Hijuelos.
Sponsors: LAII
Notes: This event is free and open to the public. For more information about the book group and relevant resources, visit the LAII's blog, Vamos a Leer: Teaching Latin America Through Literacy. For a reference, see a list of 2015-2016 Selected Titles.
May 13

LAS Convocation

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: UNM Hibben Center Atrium
Description: The Latin American Studies (LAS) program will hold its Spring 2016 Convocation, honoring those undergraduate and graduate students who will receive LAS degrees in May and August. This year's keynote speaker will be Dr. Tey Marianna Nunn, UNM LAS alumnus and Director of the Museum and Visual Arts Program at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
Sponsors: LAII
Notes: This is a free event open to the public.