hosts free talk on trekking in Peru
M. Heckman, author of “Woven Stories: Andean Textiles and Rituals”
(UNM Press) will give a free talk “Trekking in Peru” and sign
advance copies of the book Friday, March 7, from noon to 1 p.m.
at the UNM Latin American Institute, 801 Yale NE.
received her Ph.D. from the institute in 1997. For information,
Studies hosts talk on Middle East
Humpreys, professor of Islamic and middle eastern history at
the Univ. of Cal. at Santa Barbara presents The Middle
East in a Troubled Age Monday, March 3, at 2 p.m. in Dane
Smith Hall, rm. 125.
is author of Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East
in a Troubled Age, and The Islamic World: Expansion
and Consolidation from Saladin to the Mongols.
He is an
expert on tradition and modernity in Islamic political thought,
Islam and democracy, war and diplomacy in the Middle East and
formation of Islamic civilization.
is sponsored by the UNM Asian Studies Department.
participates in gender equity meeting
of Engineering (SOE) was one of 27 colleges and universities
to participate in a gender equity conference in Washington,
D.C. recently at the National Academy of Engineering.
focused on faculty, undergraduate and graduate recruitment and
retention and institutional change. Tufts University organized
the conference in collaboration with the Intel Foundation.
conference examined many aspects of increasing diversity in
the engineering field, SOE Dean Joe Cecchi said. Embracing
diversity and monitoring progress are key in instituting change
in moving towards gender equity in engineering education.
Jackson lecture features preservationist
preservationist and historian Elizabeth Barlow Rogers presents
a slide lecture, Building and Rebuilding Central Park:
Democracy, Design, Philanthropy, and Preservation, on
Thursday, March 13 at 6 p.m. in the Forum Lecture Hall at the
College of Santa Fe.
third annual J.B. Jackson Lecture of the UNM School of Architecture
and Planning, Rogers will focus on the challenges and accomplishments
of undertaking Central Parks restoration.
lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored
by the J.B. Jackson Endowment.
Mexico Historical Review (NMHR) recently published the Fall
is Senator Clinton P. Andersons Library Legacy.
The collection is housed in the Center for Southwest Research
in the west wing of Zimmerman Library.
Mexico Historical Review is owned and published quarterly by
UNM. Individual copies are $10. Call 277-5839.
Institute features music talk
Halberstam, author of Female Masculinities and professor
of literary and cultural studies at the Univ. of Cal. at San
Diego, will present Shadows on a Dime: Queer Temporality,
Affect and Performance on Thursday, March 6, at 5 p.m.
in the Willard Reading Room, Zimmerman Library.
will discuss theoretical works on queer identity to analyze
the complex relationships between the contemporary queer dyke
music scene and earlier womens music movement, Bailey
UNM Feminist Research Institutes visiting scholar for
spring 2003, Halberstam will also offer a seminar Friday, March
7, for UNM faculty and graduate students on A New Work
in Queer Cultural Studies: Theorizing Race, Space and Subcultures.
The seminar is restricted to 20 participants.
contact the Feminist Research Institute at 277-1198, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hispanic Cultural Center director to speak at UNM
Chávez, executive director of the National Hispanic Cultural
Center, will discuss his book, Spain and the Independence
of the United States: an intrinsic gift, in the first
installment of the Open Doors: Regional Scholars and Writers
Series for spring 2003, on Wednesday, March 12, at 3 p.m. in
the Willard Reading Room in Zimmerman Library.
is sponsored by the UNM General Librarys Division of Iberian
and Latin American Resources and Services (DILARES), and the
Center for Southwest Research.
event is free and open to the public.
information, call Carolyn Mountain at 277-0818, or email@example.com.