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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.


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.


Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

LAII Fall Welcome Back Reception

Join the LAII for its annual Fall Welcome Back reception, where new and returning students, staff, faculty, and community members to gather together and celebrate the start of a new school year.


Friday, August 24, 2018 | 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

SOLAS Welcome Back Happy Hour

Join the Student Organization for Latin American Studies (SOLAS) for a welcome back happy hour.


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | 12:30 pm - 01:00 pm

From Standing Rock to Colombia: Christian Solidarity, Nonviolence and Accompaniment

Rev. Emily Brewer, Executive Director of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship

Join us for a presentation with Rev. Emily Brewer, Executive Director of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship, as she speaks about PPF's nonviolent accompaniment work from Standing Rock to Colombia.


Friday, May 11, 2018 | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm

LAS Convocation

The Latin American Studies (LAS) program will hold its Spring 2018 Convocation, honoring those undergraduate and graduate students who will receive LAS degrees in May and August.


Thursday, April 12, 2018 | 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Spanish Women Sound Artists: Sound Creations for Piano with Extended Techniques, Electronics, and Multimedia

Carmen Morales Moreno

Join us for a presentation in the Spring 2018 Musicology Colloquium and Music of the Americas Concert Series as pianist Carmen Morales presents on Spanish women sound artists.


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Segundo Encuentro Jaranerxs Burqueño 2018

Patricia Hidalgo • Esther Cruz Marantos

Join us for a week of community building with two Son Jarocho musicians from Veracruz Mexico, Patricio Hidalgo and Esther Cruz Marantos. As keepers and experts of AfroMexican folk music, they will be sharing historical knowledge of Son Jarocho and host zapeatedo (dance), lyric writing and jarana workshops. This fabulous week is open to anyone that is interested in learning about the Afro Influences in Son Jarocho and a great opportunity to learn how to play an instrument.


Tuesday, April 10, 2018 | 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Photographic: A Reading and Signing with Author and Illustrator

Isabel Quintero • Zeke Peña

Join us for a special evening with author Isabel Quintero and illustrator Zeke Peña as they discuss their newest collaboration, the amazing graphic novel, Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide.


Saturday, April 07, 2018 | 10:30 am - 03:00 pm

25th Annual César Chávez March and Fiesta

Join the Recuerda a César Chávez Committee for their 25th Annual Marcha de Justicia and fiesta honoring the life and legacy of Chávez and farm workers.


Friday, March 23, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

LAII Open House

Join students and faculty affiliated with or interested in Latin American Studies for an open house at the LAII, where we can get to know one another informally over coffee and more.


Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 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.


Thursday, March 08, 2018 | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Film Screening: Chavela

Join the LAII, Instituto Cervantes, and the National Hispanic Cultural Center for a FREE film screening of the acclaimed documentary, Chavela.


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, September 14, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm

¡Cine Magnífico¡ Albuquerque Latino Film Festival

The LAII is pleased to be a 2017 educational partner with the ¡Cine Magnifico! Albuquerque Latino Film Festival, whose vision is to present the newest films by and about Latinos to promote our culture through film and enrich our local art community.