Thursday, September 07, 2017 | 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm
USC Annenberg School
Join us for the first lecture in the Fall 2017 Musicology Colloquium Series. Drawing from his research for the Getty Foundation's PST: LA/LA initiative, Professor Kun will explore the role of various Latin American musical histories in the shaping of jazz, funk, and popular music in 20th century Los Angeles.
Monday, September 11, 2017 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Join the UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute for our casual Vamos a Leer book group, a space dedicated to teachers discussing authentic and engaging Latinx literature for elementary, middle and high school classrooms. Each month we share curriculum, raffle a free copy of next month’s title, discuss Latinx culture and literary themes, and enjoy a pint.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | 03:00 pm - 04:30 pm
UNM Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
The LAII is pleased to be a 2017 educational partner with the ¡Cine Magnifico! Albuquerque Latino Film Festival, whose vision is to present the newest films by and about Latinos to promote our culture through film and enrich our local art community.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 01:30 pm - 03:00 pm
Dr. Hector Dante Cincotta
Join us for a special presentation featuring Argentina poet and scholar Dr. Hector Dante Cincotta. For the first part of the presentation, Dr. Cincotta will speak on "Borges y Molinari: Convergencies and Divergencies." The latter half of the presentation will allow Dr. Cincotta to offer remarks in an homage to Dr. Marshall Nason on the eve of the 100th anniversary of Dr. Nason's birth.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 05:30 pm - 05:30 pm
Emory Douglas &Caleb Duarte
Join the UNM Department of Art for a presentation in their 2017-18 Gale Memorial Lecture Series on "Decolonizing Methodologies in Art." Emory Douglas is a Former Minister of Culture for The Black Panther Party, and served as director, designer and illustrator for The Black Panther Newsletter. Caleb Duarte, an artist who creates public works and community performances, is the founder and director of the EDELO art residency in Chiapas, Mexico.
Thursday, September 28, 2017 | 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm
UNM Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Join us for a presentation with Dr. Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez, Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and faculty affiliate of the LAII, as he presents on "Imagining Something Better: Punk, Tejano, La Bamba, and Other Rolas from My Border Hi-Fi."
Thursday, September 28, 2017 | 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm
With Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples' Day on October 9th, this time of year provides the opportunity both to reconsider not only how and what we teach about Christopher Columbus, but also more generally how conquest, colonization and the continued struggles of indigenous peoples are taught in the classroom.