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September, 2018

Wednesday, September 05, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Foreign Service Careers and Opportunities in Latin America and Beyond

Ken Chavez , UNM Diplomat in Residence

UNM Diplomat in Residence Ken Chavez will hold a discussion about internships and careers in the Foreign Service with the US Department of State and how the skills you develop with international coursework could lead to an exciting career in diplomacy.


Thursday, September 06, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm

Al otro lado del muro

¡Cine Magnífico! Screening: Al otro lado del muro

Join us as the 2018 ¡Cine Magnífico! Latino Film Festival comes to campus with a free screening of Al Otro Lado del Muro, an emotionally gripping documentary about a Honduran family living with looming deportation fears and family separation in Mexico City.


Friday, September 07, 2018 | 02:30 pm - 03:45 pm

Al otro lado del muro

¡Cine Magnífico! Screening: Los adioses

Join us as the 2018 ¡Cine Magnífico! Latino Film Festival comes to campus with a free screening of Los adioses, a moving drama based on the life of renowned Mexican author and poet Rosario Castellanos.


Monday, September 10, 2018 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Vamos a Leer Book Group: The First Rule of Punk

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.


Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Father Luis Olivares: Faith, Politics, and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles

Mario T. García , Distinguished Professor of History and Chicana and Chicano Studies University of California, Santa Barbara

Join the UNM Department of Sociology and campus partners for a special presentation with Dr. Mario T. García, Distinguished Professor of History and Chicana and Chicano Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, as he discusses his forthcoming book, Father Luis Olivares: A Biography - Faith, Politics, and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles (University of North Carolina Press, 2018).


Thursday, September 13, 2018 | 12:30 pm - 02:00 pm

Genocide, Sleaze, and Other Maladies: The Signs of Violence and Trauma in the Narratives of Gabriela Alemán

Dr. Gabriela Alemán

Join the UNM Department of Spanish and Portuguese and partners for a talk with Ecuadorian writer Gabriela Alemán.


Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

CNM•UNM LAS Lecture Series: Cultural Retentions in Afroveracruzana Cuisine: Visualizing the Afromexican Culinary Tradition

Dr. Doris Careaga-Coleman , UNM Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies

Join the UNM and CNM Latin American Studies programs for a presentation in their Fall 2018 LAS Lecture Series as UNM professor Dr. Doris Careaga-Coleman shares her research concerning Afromexican foodways as cultural retentions.


Wednesday, September 19, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

LAII Lecture Series: Deregulating the Social Life of Property: Neoliberalism and Proliferation of Normative Dissonances in Mexico

Dr. Gabriela Torres-Mazuera , UNM Mexico Studies Chair

Join the LAII for a presentation with Dr. Gabriela Torres-Mazuera, UNM's Mexico Studies Chair, as she discusses the history and ongoing practices of privatization and commodification of communal lands in rural indigenous Mexico.