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October, 2017

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Virginia Garrard

LAII Lecture Series: Contesting Violence Against Women: Constructing Human Rights at the Frontiers of Globalization

Virginia Garrard-Burnett , University of Texas at Austin

Join us for the second presentation in the Fall 2017 LAII Lecture Series as Dr. Virginia Garrard-Burnett presents on "Archives, Historical Memory, and Human Rights in Guatemala: The Case of Fernando Garcia."


Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Virginia Garrard-Burnett

LAII Lecture Series: Contesting Violence Against Women: Constructing Human Rights at the Frontiers of Globalization

Virginia Garrard-Burnett , University of Texas at Austin

Join us for the second presentation in the Fall 2017 CNM*UNM LAS Lecture Series as Dr. Virginia Garrard-Burnett presents "Archives, Historical Memory, and Human Rights in Guatemala: The Case of Fernando Garcia."


Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Piñatas

K-12 Educator's Workshop: Piñatas: From Historical Traditions to Popular Symbolism

Join us for this special professional development workshop designed just for K-12 educators. The evening will feature independent artist and educator Isaías D. Rodríguez, aka the Little Piñata Maker.


Friday, October 06, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Alison Brysk

LAII Lecture Series: Contesting Violence Against Women: Constructing Human Rights at the Frontiers of Globalization

Alison Brysk , University of California, Santa Barbara

Join us for a presentation in the Fall 2017 LAII Lecture Series as we hear from Dr. Alison Brysk, the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Professor of Global Governance at the University of California, Santa Barbara, as she speaks on "Contesting Violence Against Women: Constructing Human Rights at the Frontiers of Globalization."


Monday, October 09, 2017 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 am

Vamos a Leer Book Group: Reputationes by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

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.


Monday, October 09, 2017 | 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Jonathan Mann Health and Human Rights Lecture: Global Health Equity and Urban Design

Marco Akerman , University of São Paulo, Brazil

Join the College of Population Health for the annual Jonathan Mann Health and Human Rights Lecture featuring Dr. Marco Akerman, MD, MPH, Professor at the School of Public Health at the University of São Paulo, Brazil.


Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Día de los Muertos

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.


Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Chavela's Frida: Emancipatory Songs of Love & Pain

Ana Alonso-Minutti , UNM Department of Music

University of New Mexico Art Museum, in partnership with Way OUT West Film Fest and UNM Department of Music, presents a lecture with Associate Professor of Music and faculty affiliate of the LAII, Ana Alonso-Minutti.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm

An Alumni Panel: After the Degree - LAS Informed Careers

Join us for a special opportunity to hear from local Latin American Studies alumni.


Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Image: Reproduction of the "El tamborcillo ciego" by Alberto Beltrán of the Taller de Gráfica Popular. Reprinted courtesy of the UNM Center for Southwest Research.

K-12 Educator's Workshop: Learning from the Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP): Activism through Artistic Practice

This free professional development workshop for K-12 educators will focus on the iconic Mexican printmaking collective, Taller de Gráfica Popular, to demonstrate the historical and contemporary connections between art, visual culture, and activism.


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Gale Memorial Lecture Series: Muriel Hasbun

Muriel Hasbun

Join us for a presentation with Muriel Hasbun, who presents as part of the 2017-18 Gale Memorial Lecture Series, Decolonizing Methodologies in Art.


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Patricia Rosas Lopátegui

LAII Lecture Series: Cristales de tiempo: Los poemas transgresores de Elena Garro

Patricia Rosas Lopátegui , UNM Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies

Join us for a presentation in the Fall 2017 LAII Lecture Series as we hear from Dr. Patricia Rosas Lopátegui, an Assistant Professor in the UNM Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies.


Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

¡Hora de Cuentos! Bilingual Preschool Storytime

The LAII is partnering with the National Hispanic Cultural Center to present ¡Hora de Cuentos!, a bilingual storytime for children.


Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Frida Kahlo

K-12 Educator's Workshop: Understanding Frida Kahlo from a Personal Perspective

Join us for this free professional development workshop focused on the life and art of Frida Kahlo. The evening will include private screening of a documentary related to the UNM Art Museum's current exhibition on Frida, followed by a focused tour of the exhibit.


Friday, October 27, 2017 | 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Jesús Cossio

LAII Lecture Series: Representing Political Violence in Peru through Comics

Jesús Cossio

Join us for a presentation with Jesús Cossio, a Peruvian illustrator, author, and editor of comic books and graphic novels.


Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jesús Cossio

K-12 Educator's Workshop: Addressing Social Issues through Comic-Making

Jesús Cossio

Join us for a morning of professional development focused on addressing critical social issues through art, specifically drawing upon the experiences of Jesús Cossio, an internationally-recognized graphic novelist and comic artist from Peru.


Monday, October 30, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Javier Corrales

LAII Lecture Series: The Collapse of Venezuela and the Strange Longevity of the Maduro Administration

Javier Corrales , Amherst College

Join us for a presentation with Dr. Javier Corrales, the Dwight W. Morrow 1895 Professor of Political Science at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.


Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

An Alumni Panel: After the Degree - LAS Informed Careers

Join us for a special opportunity to hear from local Latin American Studies alumni.