to speak at bookstores Lecture Under the Stars
Bookstore will host four, free lectures in July as part of the
annual Lecture Under the Stars series.
up includes Acoma poet Simon Ortiz, David Stuart, UNM associate
provost and professor of anthropology, John Montgomery, epigrapher
and illustrator, and Lois Palken Rudnick, professor of English
and American Studies at the Univ. of Massachusetts.
Bookstore partnered with UNM Press to include Ortiz and Stuart
who also appear in the UNM summer lecture series Voices
of the Southwest.
kick off Monday, July 7, with Ortiz. Stuart speaks on Monday,
July 14. Montgomery appears Monday, July 21 and Palken Rudnick
will speak Monday, July 28. Each lecture will be held in Woodward
Hall 101 and begins at 6:30 p.m.
"Woven Stone," a book-length collection of poetic
presents "The Guaymas Chronicles," an anthropological
field narrative of Northwestern Mexico in the late 1960s
and early 1970s. Professor Stuart is also the author of
"Anasazi America," published by UNM Press.
An Illustrated History of the Ancient Maya Capital," is
Montgomerys work, a historical biography that recounts
Tikals rise from prehistoric obscurity to its unparalleled
success at the height of Mayan civilization. Montgomery is an
epigrapher and illustrator whose publications include: "How
to Read Maya Hieroglyphs" and "Dictionary of Maya
Hieroglyphs." Montgomery currently teaches at the Albuquerque
Technical Vocational Institute.
Rudnick will be presenting her most recent compilation Red
Earth: Poems of New Mexico. published in June. Alice Corbin
(1881-1949) originally published Red Earth: Poems of New
Mexico in 1920.
Rudnick's many other works include "Mabel Dodge Luhan,
New Women, New Worlds."
fascinating biography reveals a complex and talented woman who
tried to influence the course of American history and in doing
so captured the imaginations of writers and artists seeking
terms with their visions of the 20th century from
titles include: "Utopian Vistas: The Mabel Dodge Luhan
House" and the "American Counterculture;" and
her editing contributions to "Intimate Memories: The Autobiography
of Mabel Dodge Luhan."
books are available at the UNM Bookstore, 2301 Central N.E.
Under the Stars is a 30-year old traditon at UNM, and in the
past has featured noted lecturers such as David Dunaway and
Gregory Cajete and many others.