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Rural Transformation and Changing Climates Focus of Annual LAII Symposium

Rural Transformation and Changing Climates Focus of Annual LAII Symposium
November 8, 2018
In Latin American societies where inequality is extremely high, climate change is increasingly disruptive, economic liberalization is rapid and radical, and globalization is overwhelming local cultures, rural transformation is happening. Read More...

Annual Colloquium Highlights Graduate Student Field Research

Annual Colloquium Highlights Graduate Student Field Research
October 23, 2018
On Friday, November 2, 2018, from 12:00-2:00 p.m., the LAII highlights graduate student scholarship with its fourth annual Field Research Grant (FRG) Colloquium and reception. Six recent FRG recipients will share their respective research experiences and findings in a series of presentations. Read More...

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...

Visual and Cultural Literacy about Central America Focus of Teacher Professional Development

Visual and Cultural Literacy about Central America Focus of Teacher Professional Development
October 4, 2018
Muriel Hasbun, artist and founder of Laberinto Projects, will facilitate a three-hour visual literacy workshop for middle and high school teachers on using Central American art to foster dialogue about migration, and to better understand the history and culture of El Salvador. 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...

Voices from the Field:  Nora Lamm

2018 Voices from the Field: Nora Lamm
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...