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November, 2017

Thursday, November 02, 2017 | 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Luisa Vilar-Payá

Musicology Colloquium Series: The Politics of Exile, the Dedication of the Cathedral of Puebla, and the Music of Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

Luisa Vilar Payá , Universidad de las Américas, Puebla

Join us for a presentation with Dr. Luisa Vilar-Payá of the Universidad de las Américas, Puebla, Mexico.


Friday, November 03, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

FRG Colloquium

3rd Annual Field Research Grant Colloquium

Join us for the LAII's third annual Field Research Grant Colloquium, where we will highlight graduate student scholarship. Six recent FRG recipients will share their respective research experiences and findings in a series of presentations.


Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Gale Memorial Lecture Series: The Extractive Zone: Social Ecologies and Decolonial Perspectives

Macarena Gómez-Barris , Pratt Institute

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


Wednesday, November 08, 2017 | 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Frida Kahlo

K-12 Educator's Workshop: Frida Kahlo and (Self) Representations

Join us for this free professional development workshop focused on the life and art of Frida Kahlo. Using the UNM Art Museum exhibit, Frida Kahlo - Her Photos, as a starting point, the workshop will examine the commonalities and differences in Kahlo's own depictions of herself and how others portrayed her. In doing so, we draw attention to questions about an artist's ability to control his or her own representation.


Monday, November 13, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

FLAS Help Session

FLAS Information Session

Join us for an information and help session about Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships, which support students studying less commonly taught languages of Latin America. At UNM, this includes instruction in Portuguese, Quechua, Quichua, K’iche’ Maya, and Nahuatl.


Monday, November 13, 2017 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 am

Vamos a Leer Book Group: American Street by Ibi Zoboi

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, November 14, 2017 | 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Aurolyn Luykx

LAII Lecture Series: The Contradictory Fortunes of Bilingual Education in the US and Latin America

Aurolyn Luykx , University of Texas at El Paso

Join us for the last presentation in the Fall 2017 LAII Lecture Series as we welcome to campus Dr. Aurolyn Luykx, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Teacher Education at the University of Texas at El Paso.


Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

Gale Memorial Lecture Series: Regina José Galindo

Regina José Galindo

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