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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...

Mexico Studies Chair Position Created at UNM

Mexico Studies Chair Position Created at UNM
August 28, 2017
The Latin American and Iberian Institute (LAII) at The University of New Mexico (UNM) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Mexico Studies Chair program, an initiative which will bring a senior Mexican scholar to UNM for one semester each year to teach and conduct research. Read More...

Margo Milleret Releases Handbook for Portuguese Instructors

Margo Milleret Releases Handbook for Portuguese Instructors
August 25, 2017
The UNM Latin American and Iberian Institute is pleased to announce the recent publication of A Handbook for Portuguese Instructors in the U.S.(Boa Vista Press, 2017), co-edited by Dr. Margo Milleret, Professor Emerita in the UNM Department of Spanish and Portuguese and faculty affiliate of the LAII. Read More...

Cine Magnifico Celebrates 5th Year

Cine Magnifico Celebrates 5th Year
August 25, 2017
The UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) is proud to partner once more with ¡Cine Magnífico! as it celebrates its fifth year as New Mexico’s largest Latino film festival September 14-17, 2017. Read More...

UNM Student Awarded Boren Fellowship to Study in Brazil

UNM Student Awarded Boren Fellowship to Study in Brazil
August 2, 2017
A University of New Mexico graduate student, Nora Lamm, has received a Boren Fellowship from the National Security Education Program. Read More...

A Bridge Between New Mexico and Latin America

A Bridge Between New Mexico and Latin America
August 1, 2017
A University of New Mexico faculty member is leading an international organization aimed at connecting higher education institutions to Latin American studies resources. Read More...

LAII Faculty Honored for 2016 Book Publications

LAII Faculty Honored for 2016 Book Publications
July 5, 2017
On April 21, 2017, the Latin American & Iberian Institute proudly hosted a reception to honor affiliated faculty who had published books in 2016. Read More...

Meet LAS Graduate Students at UNM

Meet LAS Graduate Students at UNM
June 20, 2017
Students in the LAS program are diverse, drawing upon a range of academic, professional, and personal experiences related to Latin America. Many come from a social justice perspective, seeking to better their community and the world. Read More...