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El Rio with Enrique Lamadrid

In conjunction with the exhibit "Río. A Photographic Journey down the Old Río Grande" Professor Enrique Lamadrid (Ph.D. University of Southern California) will present a lecture on the cultural history of the Rio Grande.

When

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Sep 16, 2018
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
505-897-8831

Description

In conjunction with the exhibit "Río. A Photographic Journey down the Old Río Grande" Professor Enrique Lamadrid (Ph.D. University of Southern California) will present a lecture on the cultural history of the Rio Grande.

Professor Lamadrid (Ph.D. University of Southern California) is a Professor of Spanish and former director of Chicano Hispano Mexicano Studies. His teaching and research interests include Southwest Hispanic and Latin American folklore and folk music, Chicano literature, and literary recovery projects. He has done fieldwork with students all over New Mexico, as well as in Mexico, Spain, Colombia, and Ecuador. He is active in international education and is co-founder and director of UNM's CONEXIONES Program. Professor Lamadrid has served as a field worker and presenter for the Smithsonian Institution's Festivals of American Folk Life, and has done extensive work for the Museum of New Mexico and National Hispanic Cultural Center. As an academic curator, he has worked with numerous exhibits with his students and headed the design team for the Camino Real International Heritage Center.

Price

Free

Contact

Kent Swanson
505-897-8831