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2021 Lecture Archive
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...
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...
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 –...
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
Thursday, Nov 17th – Dr. Terry McNearney, MD will explore pain from its physiology to its psychology to its impact on populations globally and will offer fascinating insights into the frontiers of pain research and treatment, including novel approaches to medical and nonmedical treatments.
October 21, 4pm – Please join Rebecca Black, former acting USAID Mission Director in Tashkent, and her videographer spouse Greg Polk, as they explore the arts and architecture of the ancient Silk Road cities of Uzbekistan—Samarkand, Bukhara, and more.
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.
The Coolest Killer: Putin’s Use of Lies, Corruption and Ressentiment for Total Power and War, 2000-2022
Friday, August 19, 2022 – Professor Emeritus Byron Lindsey of UNM’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures will present a lecture tracing the history of Vladimir Putin’s rule of Russia from 2000 to the present, with a focus on the evolvement of his political methods and the state tools he has employed in establishing a stable regime.