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LAII Announces Spring Lecture Series

The Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) is pleased to announce the LAII's Lecture Series for the Spring 2013 semester. The series will consist of exciting lectures provided by UNM faculty and invited guests. Topics are diverse, showcasing the interdisciplinary nature of Latin Americanist scholarship.

Visit our events page for a complete listing or see below for a brief summary.

January 31 - "The State of Democracy and Authoritarianism in Mexico after the 2012 Presidential Elections" with Dr. John Ackerman and Dr. Lorenzo Meyer

February 13 - "MundoVilla: Participatory Journalism in the Villas Miserias (Marginal Neighborhoods) of Buenos Aires" with Roberto Elvira Mathez

February 14 - "The Sierra de Manantlán Biosphere Reserve: A Case Study in Socio-Environmental Conflict and Collaboration" with Dr. Eduardo Santana-Castellón

February 19 - "The Mexican Quetzalcóatl (The Feathered Serpent): Cultural Hero and Modern Aesthetic" with Dr. Cynthia Casas

February 21 - "Refugees, Natives and Kites: Hans Namuth in Spain and Guatemala" with Dr. Brian Winkenweder

March 20 - "Threads of History or, The Chile of the Arpilleras: Studies in Imagination, Perspectives, and Intrigue" with Dr. Frederick M. Nunn

March 28 - "Providing Psychoanalytic Training and Psychoanalytic Treatment to a Large Mexican Community" with Dr. Samuel Roll

April 19 - "El enfero se me muere: An Ethnographic Analysis of Fragmented Neoliberalization in Mexico's Health Care Reform" with Dr. Mary Alice Scott

--Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2013.