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Media Contacts: Sari Krosinsky, (505) 277-1593,
Jazmen Bradford,

February 8, 2010

Video and Photo Opportunities at UNM Nov. 9-11

Tuesday, Feb. 9

12:30 p.m.
The UNM Art Museum and Department of Art and Art History present a lecture by Professor Sonia Rankin, “My Black is Beautiful: The Quest to Change the Representation of Black Women in the Media.” The lecture is part of a speaker series complementing the “Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens” exhibit.

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Native Diné (Navajo) storyteller, poet, playwright and lecturer Sunny Dooley tells Diné origin and creation stories in Zimmerman Library, Willard Reading Room. Call (505) 277-8922.

Thursday, Feb. 11

9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Career Expo 2010, the first job fair of the year, hosts more than 80 local and national employers from diverse industries in the Student Union Building ballrooms. Job seekers are advised to come prepared, professionally dressed and with plenty of resume copies. Call (505) 277-2531.

3:30- 5 p.m.
The UNM Religious Studies Program and Southwest Institute on Religion and Civil Society present “Tolerari Protest? European Racism and Religion in Africa,” a lecture by Nicholas Creary, assistant professor of history at Ohio University, in the Student Union Building, Mirage-Thunderbird Room. The presentation explores calls by many African and Western theologians for “a new evangelization” of the African continent and the development of new methods of inculturation.


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