February, 2019

Thursday, February 07, 2019 | 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Musicology Colloquium Series: The Cruelty of Jazz: Toward a Hemispheric Politics of Sound

Dr. Jason Borge , University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Jason Borge discusses "The Cruelty of Jazz: Toward a Hemispheric Politics of Sound." This lecture is presented as part of the Musicology Colloquium Series.

Monday, February 11, 2019 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Vamos a Leer Book Group: Juliet Takes a Breath

Join the UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute for our casual Vamos a Leer book group, a space dedicated to teachers discussing authentic and engaging Latinx literature for elementary, middle and high school classrooms.

Friday, February 15, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Afro-Brazilian Activism, Poetry, and Journalism: 40 Years of Cadernos Negros and Quilombhoje Literatura

Esmeralda Ribeiro , Quilombhoje Literatura

Ribeiro is a journalist, writer and scholar of Afro-Brazilian Literature. In 1984, she received her BA in Journalism from the Universidade Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. She has been a member of Quilombhoje Literatura since 1982, a group of Afro-Brazilian writers based in São Paulo. Her work has been published in 35 anthologies in Brazil and around the world. She has been consistently active in promoting the participation of black women in literature.

Monday, February 18, 2019 | 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Teach In: Venezuela in Crisis

Join us for a panel discussion on the current crisis in Venezuela. What is happening? Is it a crisis and, if so, what led to this crisis? What is the role of U.S. foreign policy? Come ask questions and learn from a panel of scholars from Venezuela who will share their experiences and perspectives.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm

CNM•UNM LAS Speaker Series: Multilingualism, Language Contact and Language Endangerment in Paraguay

Jens Van Gysel , PhD Student, UNM Department of Linguistics

Jens Van Gyself, PhD Student in the UNM Department of Linguistics, shares a presentation on sociolinguistic and language revitalizatio in Paraguay.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Maya Art and Archaeology Tour - Information Session

Robyn Côté , LAII

Please join us for a *RESCHEDULED* information meeting to learn more about our upcoming international program on Maya Art and Archaeology of Mexico (May 11-20, 2019).

Friday, February 22, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

LAII Lecture Series: La culinaria afrodescendiente de Tamiahua

Doris Careaga Coleman , Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies

Join the LAII for a special presentation culinary experience with Dr. Doris Careaga Coleman of the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies as she presents her fifth book, La culinaria afrodescendiente de Tamiahua, focused on culinary arts and Afro-Mexican cultural traditions.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

LAII Lecture Series: Merging Natural and Cultural Landscapes: Field Experiences Along the Camino real del Quindío in Colonial Colombia

Larry Larrichio , LAII Research Associate

Join us for a presentation in the LAII Lecture Series as Dr. Larry Larrichio, LAII Research Associate and alumnus, discusses the fieldwork he undertook to complete research for his dissertation and its subsequent revision, translation into Spanish, and publication in Colombia.