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March, 2019

Friday, March 01, 2019 | 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

SOLAS Sin Fronteras Latino Film Festival

Join the Student Organization for Latin American Studies (SOLAS) for their annual Sin Fronteras Latino Film Festival, a completely free event open to the UNM and greater Albuquerque community.


Monday, March 04, 2019 | 02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

Research Presentation: Cenyahtoc cintli tonacayo: huahcapatl huan tlen naman / El máiz sigue siendo nuestro muestro de ayer y hoy

Eduardo De la Cruz , Instituto de Docencia e Investigación Etnológica de Zacatecas (IDIEZ)

Please join the LAII, El Centro de la Raza, and Chicana and Chicano Studies for a presentation with visiting speaker Eduardo De la Cruz of the Instituto de Docencia e Investigación Etnológica de Zacatecas (IDIEZ) of Mexico.


Monday, March 04, 2019 | 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm

Cooking Presentation: Fiesta de elotes y su comida sagrada: El caldo de pollo

Eduardo De la Cruz , Instituto de Docencia e Investigación Etnológica de Zacatecas (IDIEZ)

Please join the LAII, El Centro de la Raza, and Chicana and Chicano Studies for a cooking presentation with visiting speaker Eduardo De la Cruz of the Instituto de Docencia e Investigación Etnológica de Zacatecas (IDIEZ) of Mexico.


Tuesday, March 05, 2019 | 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

CNM•UNM LAS Speaker Series: The US Embassy’s Role in Human Rights in Guatemala: How Foreign Service Officers Can Make a Difference

David Lindwall , Retired Foreign Service Officer / MA Student, UNM Latin American Studies Program

David Lindwall, MA student in the Latin American Studies program, draws on his 33 years as a Foreign Service Officer in the US State Department at postings throughout Latin America and around the world.


Tuesday, March 05, 2019 | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Taller de Nahuatl: Lenguaje, cultura y tradición

Eduardo De la Cruz , Instituto de Docencia e Investigación Etnológica de Zacatecas (IDIEZ)



Monday, March 18, 2019 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Vamos a Leer Book Group: The Poet X

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.


Friday, March 22, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

LAII Lecture Series: Raramuri Criollo Cattle and Climate Change in the Desert Southwest

Dr. Andrés Cibils , Department of Animal and Range Sciences, New Mexico State University

Join the LAII for a presentation with Dr. Andrés Cibils, Professor of Rangeland Science in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences at New Mexico State University, as he discusses climate change in the desert of the southwest.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm

LAII Lecture Series: From Brazil to the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A Journalist’s Perspective on Reporting in the Americas

Simon Romero , National Correspondent, The New York Times

Join the LAII for a conversation with journalist Simon Romero, a national correspondent for The New York Times. In this role, he covers immigration and other issues in the United States. Previously, he was the Brazil bureau chief from 2011 to the 2017, covering Brazil and several other countries in South America, including Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.


Friday, March 29, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm

LAII PhD Fellows Colloquium

Each year the LAII awards PhD Fellowships to meritorious doctoral students whose research relates to Latin America. The LAII's current PhD Fellows represent the departments of Linguistics; Spanish and Portuguese; Biology; Anthropology; History; Latin American Studies; Political Science; and Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies.