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Upcoming Events

Friday, January 25, 2019 | 06:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Braceros Exhibit

Drawn from the archives of Mexico's Secretariat of Foreign Relations, this stunning collection of black and white photography explores the Bracero Program as it was seen by the men and women who lived it.


Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 05:45 pm - 07:30 pm

Binational Banking and Financial Markets in New Mexico, Texas, and Chihuahua

Patrick Schaefer, Executive Director, Hunt Institute for Global Competitiveness

Please join us for a practical and timely presentation that not only maps the regional and binational banking and financial markets in the New Mexico, Texas, and Chihuahua region, but also addresses the challenges and opportunities these regional markets hold for New Mexico and its neighbors.


Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 07:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Semana Cervantina

Join the Cervantine Week from April 23rd to April 27th. Dates, times, and locations for each event can be found in the event flyer.


Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm


Friday, April 26, 2019 | 09:00 am - 01:00 pm

Poesía eres tú

Since 2000, the LAII and the Spanish Resource Center have partnered to produce this elementary school student poetry contest. Elementary school kids (from first to fifth grade) recite a poem in Spanish in the most artistic and beautiful way in front of a crowd of over 300 people.


Friday, April 26, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Drugs and War: What is the Relationship?

Peter Andreas, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Join us as Dr. Peter Andreas tells the story of war from antiquity to the modern age through the lens of six psychoactive drugs: alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, opium, amphetamines, and cocaine.


Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 09:00 pm - 05:00 pm

NHCC Children's Bilingual Book Festival

On Saturday, April 27, 2019, the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in Albuquerque will host its first annual NHCC Children’s Bilingual Book Festival. Coinciding with National Poetry Month; Children’s Day, Book Day; Arbor Day; and Semana Cervantina/Poesía eres tú, this festival will celebrate children’s books written in Spanish and English and Native languages and English.


Wednesday, May 01, 2019 | 02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Interdisciplinary Lecture Series in Linguistics - The peer pressure that sounds succumb to: The effect of cumulative frequency in contexts that favor reduction

Earl K. Brown, Brigham Young University

Join us for a presentation in the Interdisciplinary Lecture Series in Linguistics with Professor Earl K. Brown, from the Department of Linguistics in Brigham Young University.


Thursday, May 02, 2019 | 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

K-12 Educator’s Workshop - Before the Bracero Program

Join us for an evening of free professional development as we explore the shared history of Mexico and the United States in the early 20th century, outlining the decades and formative events that eventually led to the Bracero Program. The workshop complements the Braceros photography exhibit on display through June 30 in the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s History and Literary Arts building.


Friday, May 10, 2019 | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Latin American Studies Convocation

The Latin American Studies (LAS) program will hold its Spring 2019 Convocation, honoring those undergraduate and graduate students who will receive LAS degrees in May and August.


Thursday, May 16, 2019 | 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm

¡RESILIENCIA! The Experience of Jewish Communities in Spain and The Americas

A full week of films, music, food, exhibits and lectures highlighting the extraordinary journey of the Jewish people to Spanish-speaking countries.