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2021 Lecture Archive

Treasures of Peru: A Look at some Extraordinary Museums

October 28,  by Diana McDonald, Ph.D., Boston College Location: Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center 7521 Carmel Ave NE Wyoming & Carmel, N of Paseo Peru has some of the greatest art and archaeological sites of the Western Hemisphere. With art-making cultures...

Vijayanagara, South India: Archaeology and History

November 4, by Carla Sinopoli, Ph.D. Location: Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center 7521 Carmel Ave NE Wyoming & Carmel, N of Paseo Tickets Founded in the early 1300s, the imperial capital of Vijayanagara ruled over vast territories and populations for more than...

Is It OK to Criticize the American President? 

November 12, 3:00pm - by David Weiss, PhD Chair, Department of Communications & Journalism, UNM. Location: Special Collections Library on Central & Edith During 2020, criticism of the U.S. government’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis ran rampant in the media –...

Sleepwalking Toward the Nuclear Precipice 

October 8, 3:00pm by Dr. Ernest J. Moniz CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, CEO of the Energy Futures Initiative, former Secretary of Energy who negotiated the Iran agreement. He will discuss evolving nuclear threats and elaborate on his collaborative work with...

2022 Lecture Series


The Twilight of Eco-Colonialism: The Global Shift from Top-Down to Community-Driven Approaches to Environmental Preservation

Friday, Sept. 23rd – Sandy Sheehy – The lecture will draw on what the author learned in researching her book Imperiled Reef: The Fascinating, Fragile Life of a Caribbean Wonder, about the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, which spans four international borders from just north of Cozumel to the Bay Islands of Honduras and is second only to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in length and its equal in the beauty of its ecosystem.

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