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On-Campus Lectures

This list of lectures is constantly updated throughout the semester as new opportunities are arranged. Please click on available links to confirm dates and times, as information is subject to change. Please check back frequently for new additions!

Please note: many of these lectures are not offered by PAW partners, but are still listed as part of PAW's effort to increase awareness of all relevant campus opportunities to UNM's graduate student community.

18 Jan 20184:30-5:30 PMWaking Up to Privilege Systems: The Unexpected Journey
Lecturer: Dr. Peggy McIntosh
SUB Ballroom AUNM Division for Equity and Inclusion
18 Jan 20185:30-7:00 PMFidel and Raul Castro and the Future of the Cuban Revolution: What Max Weber Teaches Us
Lecturer: Dr. Nelson Valdes, UNM
Zimmerman Library 105University Libraries
1 Feb 20183:30-4:30 PMOn the Threshold: Human Environmental Interactions in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, AD 1300-1945
Lecturer: Dr. Emily Lena Jones, UNM Associate Professor of Anthropology
Hibben Center, Room 105UNM Anthropology Department
2 Feb 201812:00-1:30 PMPreying on the Poor: Criminal Justice as Revenue Racket
Lecturer: Dr. Joe Soss, Cowles Chair for the Study of Public Service, University of Minnesota
SUB Lobo A & BRobert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy
2 Feb 20185:30-7:00 PMBorderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico Boundary
Lecturer: Ronald Rael, Eva Li Memorial Chair and Associate Professor of Architecture, University of California Berkeley
George Pearl HallUNM School of Architecture & Planning
8 Feb 201812:00-1:15 PMBattling Invisibility: The Struggle for the Official Recognition of People of African Descent in Mexico
Part of the Spring 2018 Afro-Latino Talks Series
Ethnic Centers Foyer
Mesa Vista Hall
Chicana & Chicano Studies, Africana Studies, African American Student Services, and El Centro de la Raza
8 Feb 20185:30-7:00 PMWhose Dirt? Healing, Tourism, and Access at the Santuario de Chimayó
Lecturer: Dr. Brett Hendrickson, Lafayette College
Zimmerman Library 105University Libraries
9 Feb 20185:30-7:00 PMPost-Petrochemical America
Lecturer: Kate Orff, Director of the Urban Design Program at Columbia University and 2017 MacArthur Fellow
George Pearl Hall Garcia AuditoriumUNM School of Architecture & Planning and the Center for the Southwest
15 Feb 20185:30-6:30 PMPortrait Profiles: Peerless Pioneers in UNM's History of Intercollegiate Athletics
Speaker: Robert K. Barney, Professor Emeritus, Western University
Zimmerman Library, Waters RoomCenter for Southwest Research and Special Collections
22 Feb 20187:00 PMBetween the Idealized and the Undeserving: Representing Refugees in Irish and American Theatre
Lecturer: Dr. Matthew Spangler, Professor of Performance Studies at San José State University
This is the inaugural lecture of the Mary Power Lecture in Irish Studies
Zimmerman Library, Waters RoomUNM departments of American Studies, Center for Southwest Research, English, History, International Studies Institute, Theatre & Dance, and Univeristy Libraries and the Consulate General of Ireland
23 Feb 20185:30-7:00 PM2018 Jeff Harnar Award Lecture + Reception
Lecturer: Yuko Nagayama of Yuko Nagayama & Associates of Kyoto, Japan
George Pearl HallUNM School of Architecture & Planning
1 March 201810:00-11:00 AMBodies of Knowledge: What Studying Emodiment Can Teach Us About Teaching
Lecturer: Sarah Polkinghorne
Register here
Zimmerman Library, Willard RoomUniversity Libraries
1 March 20185:30-7:00 PMLobo Living Room: The Neurobiology of Recovery from Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Registration required by March 1
Lecturer: Dr. David A. Hovda, Lind Lawrence Eminent Scholar, director of UCLA Brain Injury Research Center, and vice-chairman of Academic Affairs Department of Neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
UNM Cancer Center's Education Auditorium
1201 Camino de Salud NE
UNM Alumni Affairs
1 March 20185:30-7:00 PMDriven by History: A Road Trip through our Nation's Past
Lecturer: Dr. Jon Hunner, New Mexico State University
Zimmerman Library 105University Libraries
8 March 20187:30 PMBefore the Neanderthals: How Hearth and Home Made Us Human
Lecturer: Dr. Steven L. Kuhn and R. Mary C. Stiner
Anthropology 163UNM Anthropology Department
19 March 201812:00-1:00 PMThe Deafening Defiance of Miss Deevy: Feminism and Disability on the Irish Stage
Lecturer: Dr. Sarah Townsend
SUB Cherry/SilverFeminist Research Institute
23 March 20185:30-7:00 PMWhen Ivory Towers Were Black: Lessons in Re-Imagining Universities and Communities
Lecturer: Sharon Sutton, Professor Emerita at the University of Washington and Visiting Professor at the Parsons School of Design
George Pearl Hall Garcia AuditoriumUNM School of Architecture & Planning
28 March 201812:00-1:15 PMThe Reproduction of the Anti-Black Misogynist Apparatus in U.S. and Latin American Popular Culture
Part of the Spring 2018 Afro-Latino Talks Series
Ethnic Centers Foyer
Mesa Vista Hall
Chicana & Chicano StudiesAfricana StudiesAfrican American Student Services, and El Centro de la Raza
4 April 20183:00-5:00 PMWhere Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?
An event commemorating the 50th annivesary of the assasination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
3:00-3:30 Community Vigil with remarks from President Stokes (Mesa Vista Hall SW Courtyard)
3:30-4:00 Reflection by former US senator and UNM professor Fred Harris (UNM SUB Atrium)
4:00-5:00 Panel Discussion with the ethnic studies coalition (UNM SUB Atrium)
See event description for locationsUNM Native American Studies, Africana Studies Program, and Department of Chicana & Chicano Studies
18 April 201812:00-1:15 PMRoundtable Discussion: Unpacking Global Blackness
Part of the Spring 2018 Afro-Latino Talks Series
Ethnic Centers Foyer
Mesa Vista Hall
Chicana & Chicano StudiesAfricana StudiesAfrican American Student Services, and El Centro de la Raza
18 April 20186:30-7:30 PMTony Hillerman's Legacy
Lecturer: Anne Hillerman, daughter of author and former UNM faculty member Tony Hillerman
Willard Room, Zimmerman LibraryUniversity Libraries
19 April 20183:30-5:30 PMIn and Out of Time: The Anti-Intersectionalities of Citizenship
Lecturer: Dr. Amy Brandzel, American Studies professor and 2018 Distinguished Feminist Research Lecturer
History Department Commons Room
Mesa Vista 1104
Feminist Research Institute
26 April 20185:30-7:00 PMCloisters and Franciscan Placemaking in 17th Century New Mexico
Lecturer: Dr. Klint Ericson
Zimmerman Library 105University Libraries
3 May 20185:30-7:00 PMThe 'Alien Menace'?: New Mexico's Response to the Colorado Migrant Blockade of 1935-1937
Lecturer: Dr. Monica Varsanyi, City University of New York
Zimmerman Library 105University Libraries
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