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November, 2018

Friday, November 02, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

4th Annual Field Research Grant Colloquium

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


Thursday, November 08, 2018 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Celebrate Bilingualism and New Mexico Spanish

Join us for an evening to celebrate the recent publication of Bilingualism in the Community (Cambridge University Press, 2018), a new book on code-switching. This exciting research documents that, contrary to popular beliefs about language mixing, bilinguals are skilled at maintaining distinct grammatical structures in their two languages, while switching between them.


Monday, November 12, 2018 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Vamos a Leer Book Group: The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora

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.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 08:00 am - 05:00 pm

Greenleaf Symposium on Rural Transformation in Latin America's Changing Climate

The LAII is pleased to announce its fifth annual Richard E. Greenleaf Interdisciplinary Symposium on Latin America, which will focus on the theoretical understandings of smallholder agriculture and rural landscapes within the context of ecological, political, and economic transformation in Latin America.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

CNM•UNM LAS Lecture Series: Policing the City: From Ferguson to Rio de Janeiro

Jennifer Tucker , Assistant Professor, UNM Community and Regional Planning Program

Join the UNM and CNM Latin American Studies programs for the third presentation in their Fall 2018 LAS Lecture Series as Dr. Jennifer Tucker, Assistant Professor in Community and Regional Planning, shares a presentation on race and security in global cities.


Friday, November 16, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Experimentalisms in Practice: Book Presentation with Authors

Dr. Ana Alonso Minutti, Dr. Eduardo Herrera, and Dr. Alejandro L. Madrid

Join us for a presentation, signing, and reception with Dr. Ana Alonso Minutti (University of New Mexico), Dr. Eduardo Herrera (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey), and Dr. Alejandro L. Madrid (Cornell University), co-editors of the volume Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America (Oxford University Press, 2018).


Monday, November 19, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Book Presentation: Beyond Alterity, Destabilizing the Indigenous Other in Mexico

Dr. Gabriela Torres-Mazuera and Dr. Vivette García Deister

Join us as we celebrate the recent publication of Beyond Alterity, Destabilizing the Indigenous Other in Mexico, with authors Dr. Gabriela Torres-Mazuera and Dr. Vivette García Deister.