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Presentation Focuses on Ethical Considerations in Indigenous Language Research

Presentation Focuses on Ethical Considerations in Indigenous Language Research
October 7, 2018
As part of an effort to foster in-depth conversation on critical topics, the LAII has invited UNM faculty and graduate students to convene and examine “expert practices,” discussing the ethical considerations in disseminating findings about indigenous and politically non-dominant languages. Read More...

Hector Armienta Speaker at Ninth Annual Anaya Lecture

Hector Armienta Speaker at Ninth Annual Anaya Lecture
October 6, 2018
On Thursday, Oct. 18, the UNM Department of English hosts the distinguished Héctor Armienta as the featured speaker for the ninth annual Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya Lecture on the Literature of the Southwest. Read More...

Call for Participants for Nineteenth Poesía Eres Tú

Call for Participants for Nineteenth Poesía Eres Tú
October 6, 2018
We are honored to invite students in grades 1st through 5th who are enrolled in public and private schools in the State of New Mexico to participate in the 19th Annual Spanish Poetry Contest Poesía eres tú. The event is organized by the Spanish Resource Center in Albuquerque, Latin American and Iberian Institute at The University of New Mexico and the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Read More...

Study Abroad Program to Guatemala Extraordinary Experience for CNM Students

Study Abroad Program to Guatemala Extraordinary Experience for CNM Students
October 1, 2018
In May 2018, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) and The University of New Mexico (UNM) celebrated the culmination of four years of collaborative planning as CNM students and faculty ventured on their first study abroad trip tied to the community college’s nascent Latin American Studies (LAS) program. Read More...

2018 Study Abroad Program Focuses on Indigenous Cultures of Colombia

2018 Study Abroad Program Focuses on Indigenous Cultures of Colombia
September 26, 2018
In Summer 2018, UNM hosted its first study abroad program in Colombia, “Culturas Indígenas de Colombia,” with the support of the Latin American and Iberian Institute and Global Education Office. Dr. Richard File Muriel, Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, led the program. Read More...

LAII Welcomes Community Back to Campus with Fall Reception

LAII Welcomes Community Back to Campus with Fall Reception
July 10, 2018
Each fall, the Latin American & Iberian Institute welcomes its community of faculty, students, and staff back to campus with a celebratory reception. Join us on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from 5:00-7:00 pm at Bow and Arrow Brewing. We will share in food and drink, mingle, and look forward to the semester ahead! Read More...

Cine Magnifico Returns for Sixth Annual Latino Film Festival

Cine Magnifico Returns for Sixth Annual Latino Film Festival
July 10, 2018
The LAII is proud to partner once more with Instituto Cervantes of Albuquerque in the presentation of ¡Cine Magnífico! as the festival returns for its sixth year as New Mexico’s largest Latino film festival. Read More...

UNM Welcomes Dr. Gabriela Torres-Mazuera as its First Mexico Studies Chair

UNM Welcomes Dr. Gabriela Torres-Mazuera as its First Mexico Studies Chair
July 10, 2018
The LAII welcomes Dr. Gabriela Torres-Mazuera as she assumes the role of UNM's Mexico Studies Chair in Fall 2018, a position jointly established by UNM and the COMEXUS Fulbright-García Robles program. Read More...

LAII Welcomes Community Back to Campus with Fall Reception

Indigenous Language Courses Expand to Include Nahuatl
July 9, 2018
In addition to Spanish and Portuguese, programs which have a long and established history at UNM, LAS students are also able to study indigenous languages of Latin America. Students are currently able to take classes in K'iche' Maya, Quechua, Quichua, and beginning in Fall 2018, Nahuatl. Read More...