Upcoming Lectures

“South Korea: The Rise to Globalism”   Charles Armstrong

Dr. Charles Armstrong, Columbia University
May 3, 2015 (Sun) 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
UNM Continuing Education Auditorium

Followed by AIA Member reception with the speaker at a private residence. $15/member, payable in advance by May 1.

In less than half a century South Korea has been transformed from a war-ravaged dictatorship to a high-tech democracy and an important global force in technology, economy, culture and security. This transformation challenges many assumptions about how we have understood the phenomenon of globalization, especially the idea that globalization is a strictly Westernizing or Americanizing phenomenon. In some respects the world, Asia in particular, is becoming significantly “Koreanized.” +More Info

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“Japanese Art Deco and the Global Aesthetic”  Andrew Connors

Andrew Connors, Curator of Art, Albuquerque Museum
May 10, 2015 (Sun), 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
ABQ Museum of Art & History

Are you looking for an unconventional way to celebrate Mother’s Day? Come to the Albuquerque Museum to enjoy an afternoon of art and music. Andrew Connors, the Curator of Art and a brilliant speaker, will take you on a unique tour of Japanese Art Deco, accompanied by vintage recordings of Japanese jazz and big-band music. +More Info

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