Fall 2014 Speaker Series

The New Face of the Countryside: Export Agriculture, Farming Households, and Generational Livelihood Strategies in Rural Costa Rica

Dr. Deborah Sick, University of OttawaSick

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 4 pm

Co-sponsor: Department of Public Health Sciences



Lectura comentada de poesía neobarroca, lecture will be in Spanish with questions being accepted in English Jose Kozer pic

José Kozer, winner of the prestigious Pablo Neruda Ibero-American Poetry Prize in 2013

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 4 pm

Co-sponsor: Department of Languages & Linguistics, NMSU


Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico Unmanageable Care

Dr. Jessica Mulligan, Providence College

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 4 pm

In collaboration with the Department of Anthropology, NMSU


Latina/os and World War II Book cover

Dr. Ben Olguin, The University of Texas at San Antonio

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 4 pm

Co-sponsor: Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, NMSU


Ciudad Juarez After the War: Present-Day Challenges

Lourdes Cardenas and Freelance Journalist Rocio Gallegos, New Mexico State University and, Editor in Chief El Diario de Juárez, Mexico (Gallegos)Cardenas

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 4 pm

In collaboration with the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, NMSU



Environmental diplomacy & community-based efforts to enhance resilience of the Lake Champlain Basin Ecosystem

Christopher Brown, New Mexico State University

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

In collaboration with the Department of Geography, NMSU


O-co production and collaboration: how international film festivals help shape and circulate Latin American Cinema Falicov

Tamara Falicov, University of Kansas

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 4 pm

In collaboration with the Creative Media Institute, NMSU and the College of Arts & Sciences