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Writing Resistance Symposium Brings Acclaimed Brazilian Writers to Campus

Writing Resistance Symposium Brings Acclaimed Brazilian Writers to Campus
April 17, 2018
The LAII, in partnership with the UNM Department of Spanish and Portuguese, is pleased to announce "Writing Resistance," a mini-symposium focused on the theme of writing resistance and featuring Brazilian author and 2016 recipient of the prestigious Prêmio Jabuti award Natalia Borges Polesso, and literary and cultural critic Leonardo Tonus. Read More...

Rebecca Schreiber of American Studies Releases Book on Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility

Rebecca Schreiber of American Studies Releases Book on Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility
April 16, 2018
Rebecca Schreiber, Associate Professor in the UNM Department of American Studies and faculty affiliate with the LAII, has released a new book, The Undocumented Everyday: Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility (University of Minnesota Press, 2018). Read More...

Kency Cornejo of Art and Art History Department Receives Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant

Kency Cornejo of Art and Art History Department Receives Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant
April 16, 2018
Dr. Kency Cornejo, Assistant Professor in the UNM Department of Art and Art History and faculty affiliate of the LAII, was named among the 2017 awardees of the Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program. Read More...

Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide, Focus of Free Public Event with Award-Winning Author and Illustrator

Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide, Focus of Free Public Event with Award-Winning Author and Illustrator
April 4, 2018
The LAII, Honors College Alumni Association, and National Hispanic Cultural Center announce a free public event with author Isabel Quintero and illustrator Zeke Peña as they discuss their work on Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide (Getty Publications, 2018), an evocative and poetic graphic biography about renowned Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide and her adventures around the world. Read More...

Ana Alonso-Minutti of UNM Music Department Releases Book on Latin American Experimental Music

Ana Alonso-Minutti of Music Department Releases Book on Latin American Experimental Music
April 4, 2018
Dr. Ana Alonso-Minutti, Associate Professor in the UNM Department of Music and faculty affiliate of the Latin American & Iberian Institute, has released a collaboratively-authored book, Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America (Oxford University Press, 2018). Read More...

Afro-Mexicanx Music and Culture Focus of Segundo Encuentro Burqueno

Afro-Mexicanx Music and Culture Focus of Segundo Encuentro Burqueno
April 4, 2018
Organized by Chicana and Chicano Studies and Proyecto Jaranera, the Segundo Encuentro Jaranerxs Burqueño 2018 (Wednesday, April 11 - Saturday, April 15, 2018) offers a week of community building with two Son Jarocho musicians from Veracuz, Mexico, Patricio Hidalgo and Esther Cruz Marantos. Read More...

Peruvian Artists and Activists Share Work on Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation

Peruvian Artists and Activists Share Work on Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation
April 4, 2018
The LAII is honored to partner with the International Museum of Folk Art to provide an opportunity for the UNM campus and broader Albuquerque community to meet Peruvian artists and activists Adelina García, Wari Zárate, and Rosalía Tineo. Read More...

Fulbright Scholar Heads South to Study the History of Farming in Extreme Climates

Fulbright Scholar Heads South to Study the History of Farming in Extreme Climates
February 12, 2018
The University of New Mexico anthropology professor, Frances Hayashida, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to support teaching and research in Chile this Fall. She will take part in an ongoing research collaboration on prehispanic water management and land use in the high-altitude Atacama Desert. Read More...

Book on History of Mexican Literature Designated as Outstanding Academic Title

Book on History of Mexican Literature Designated as Outstanding Academic Title
February 9, 2018
A History of Mexican Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2016), co-edited by Dr. Anna Nogar alongside Dr. Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado and Dr. José Ramón Ruisánchez Serra, was recently honored by the American Library Association (ALA) as an Outstanding Academic Title. Read More...