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Call for Applications for FLAS Fellowships

Call for Applications for FLAS Fellowships
November 2, 2017
The LAII is pleased to announce its call for applications for US Department of Education Academic Year and Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships. Read More...

Annual FRG Colloquium Highlights Student Scholarship

Annual FRG Colloquium Highlights Student Scholarship
October 31, 2017
On Friday, November 3, 2017, from 12:00-2:00 p.m., the LAII highlights graduate student scholarship with its third 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...

Américas Award Celebrated in Washington, DC

Américas Award Celebrated in Washington, DC
October 2, 2017
The 2017 Américas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature was celebrated recently at the Library of Congress with an award ceremony honoring the 2017 award winners and honorable mention authors. Read More...

National Debate Prompts Scrutiny of NM Spanish Monuments

National Debate Prompts Scrutiny of NM Spanish Monuments
August 28, 2017
As Confederate statues generate debate elsewhere in the country, New Mexico's own statues commemorating the Spanish conquistadores are scrutinized for the legacies they portray. Read More...

Mexico Studies Chair Position Created at UNM

Mexico Studies Chair Position Created at UNM
August 28, 2017
The Latin American and Iberian Institute (LAII) at The University of New Mexico (UNM) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Mexico Studies Chair program, an initiative which will bring a senior Mexican scholar to UNM for one semester each year to teach and conduct research. Read More...

Margo Milleret Releases Handbook for Portuguese Instructors

Margo Milleret Releases Handbook for Portuguese Instructors
August 25, 2017
The UNM Latin American and Iberian Institute is pleased to announce the recent publication of A Handbook for Portuguese Instructors in the U.S.(Boa Vista Press, 2017), co-edited by Dr. Margo Milleret, Professor Emerita in the UNM Department of Spanish and Portuguese and faculty affiliate of the LAII. Read More...

Cine Magnifico Celebrates 5th Year

Cine Magnifico Celebrates 5th Year
August 25, 2017
The UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) is proud to partner once more with ¡Cine Magnífico! as it celebrates its fifth year as New Mexico’s largest Latino film festival September 14-17, 2017. Read More...

UNM Student Awarded Boren Fellowship to Study in Brazil

UNM Student Awarded Boren Fellowship to Study in Brazil
August 2, 2017
A University of New Mexico graduate student, Nora Lamm, has received a Boren Fellowship from the National Security Education Program. Read More...

A Bridge Between New Mexico and Latin America

A Bridge Between New Mexico and Latin America
August 1, 2017
A University of New Mexico faculty member is leading an international organization aimed at connecting higher education institutions to Latin American studies resources. Read More...