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Fulbright Scholar Heads South to Study the History of Farming in Extreme Climates

Fulbright Scholar Heads South to Study the History of Farming in Extreme Climates
February 12, 2018
The University of New Mexico anthropology professor, Frances Hayashida, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to support teaching and research in Chile this Fall. She will take part in an ongoing research collaboration on prehispanic water management and land use in the high-altitude Atacama Desert. Read More...

Book on History of Mexican Literature Designated as Outstanding Academic Title

Book on History of Mexican Literature Designated as Outstanding Academic Title
February 9, 2018
A History of Mexican Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2016), co-edited by Dr. Anna Nogar alongside Dr. Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado and Dr. José Ramón Ruisánchez Serra, was recently honored by the American Library Association (ALA) as an Outstanding Academic Title. Read More...

LAS Alumna Curates Timely and Socially Engaged Exhibit on Puerto Rico

LAS Alumna Curates Timely and Socially Engaged Exhibit on Puerto Rico
February 1, 2018
A recent exhibit in San Antonio, Texas, has strong connections to The University of New Mexico. Curated by a UNM alumna and drawing on UNM library collections, $t@tU.S.? Prints from Puerto Rico to San Antonio is a timely, socially-engaged exhibition. Read More...

Call for Applications for Field Research Grants

Call for Applications for Field Research Grants
January 10, 2018
The LAII is pleased to announce its call for applications for Field Research Grants (FRGs) for UNM faculty and graduate students. For research conducted between April 1 and December 31, 2018 the deadline is Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Read More...

LAII PhD Fellow Fiorella Vera-Adrianzén Featured by Office of Graduate Studies

LAII PhD Fellow Fiorella Vera-Adrianzen Featured by Office of Graduate Studies
November 27, 2017
The UNM Office of Graduate Studies recently featured LAII PhD Fellow Fiorella Vera-Adrianzén. Below is their full spotlight about Fiorella and her time as an Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Fellow. Read More...

Call for Applications for FLAS Fellowships

Call for Applications for FLAS Fellowships
November 2, 2017
The LAII is pleased to announce its call for applications for US Department of Education Academic Year and Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships. Read More...

Annual FRG Colloquium Highlights Student Scholarship

Annual FRG Colloquium Highlights Student Scholarship
October 31, 2017
On Friday, November 3, 2017, from 12:00-2:00 p.m., the LAII highlights graduate student scholarship with its third annual Field Research Grant (FRG) Colloquium and reception. Six recent FRG recipients will share their respective research experiences and findings in a series of presentations. Read More...

Américas Award Celebrated in Washington, DC

Américas Award Celebrated in Washington, DC
October 2, 2017
The 2017 Américas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature was celebrated recently at the Library of Congress with an award ceremony honoring the 2017 award winners and honorable mention authors. Read More...

National Debate Prompts Scrutiny of NM Spanish Monuments

National Debate Prompts Scrutiny of NM Spanish Monuments
August 28, 2017
As Confederate statues generate debate elsewhere in the country, New Mexico's own statues commemorating the Spanish conquistadores are scrutinized for the legacies they portray. Read More...