Upcoming Lectures

Immigrants in the U.S: New Trends and Issues   

D’Vera Cohn, Pew Research Center
September 21, 2018 (Fri) 3:00 – 5:00 pm
UNM Continuing Education Conference Center
1634 University Blvd. NE

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News headlines are filled with stories about young unauthorized, immigrant Dreamers, war-zone refugees, and temporary digital workers from India – but how do they fit into the bigger picture of immigration to the U.S.? D’Vera Cohn will describe immigration’s role in reshaping the U.S. population, paint a portrait of the nation’s immigrants today, and look ahead to their possible future. +More Info

The World Following the Demise of U.S. – Russia Arms Control   

Ambassador Linton Brooks
October 2, 2018 (Tue) 3:00 – 5:00 pm
UNM Continuing Education Conference Center
1634 University Blvd. NE

For fifty years the nuclear balance between the United States and the Soviet Union/Russia has been regulated by a series of bi-lateral treaties and agreements culminating in the current New START Treaty.  This era is about to end. How will the end of arms control affect U.S. national security and strategic stability between Russia and the United States?  What will we lose and what can be done to mitigate that loss? +More Info

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Islamic Influence on Spanish Colonial Art   

Robin Gavin, Chief Curator, Spanish Colonial Arts Society (retired)
October 14, 2018 (Sun) 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

Robin Gavin will highlight the enduring influence of Islamic arts and culture on the arts and culture of New Spain and the American Southwest through architecture, ceramics, silverwork, textiles, language and agriculture. +More Info

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