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Laurie Mellas-Ramirez, 277-5915
June 12, 2001
UNM BOOKSTORE FEATURES LECTURE UNDER THE STARS 2001 SERIES
The University of New Mexico Bookstore will feature three authors during its
Lecture Under the Stars 2001 series. The free talks will be held on consecutive
Mondays in July at 7:30 p.m. in Woodward Hall, room 101.
On July 16, David Dunaway, UNM professor of writing and broadcasting, presents
"Across the Tracks - A Route 66 Story" chronicling the history and
people of America's most famous and beloved road. The lecture will air on public
radio stations nationwide beginning in July and is the title of Dunaway's new
book, due out this fall. Dunaway is the prize-winning author of six volumes
of history and biography.
On July 23, Anthony Conforti, 20-year veteran of television news and producer
of Meso-American documentaries, is author of "Acalan," his first published
work. The book chronicles the adventures of two historical characters in search
of the mystery of the ancient Maya, journeys that lead to the enigmatic crystal
On July 30, Tey Marianna Nunn, curator of the Museum of International Folk
Art in Santa Fe, discusses her book "Sin Nombre," which honors the
hundreds of Hispano artists in New Mexico who created works of art for the WPA/
New Deal programs, but until now remained nameless.
The lecture series has been sponsored by the UNM Bookstore since 1992.
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