The Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections (CSWR) is proud to announce the line-up for the spring 2021 People and Places Lecture series. In accordance to social distancing guidelines, the lecture series will take place online through Zoom.

The People & Places virtual lecture series consists of five events spread throughout the spring semester featuring researchers and experts in their respective fields from around the world. The series is free and open to the public. For reservations and additional questions, email Tomas Jaehn, Event and zoom information will be sent two days prior to the lecture.

Upcoming lectures:

Jan. 28 | 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Richard Flint, Albuquerque, New Mexico
“Off by Half a World: The Colorado Expedition at Cíbola, July 1540”

Feb. 25 | 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Audrey Goodman, Georgia State University, Atlanta
“’A Whole Way of Seeing’: Storytelling through Lee Marmon’s Photographic Archive”

Mar. 13 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. | Lucie Genay, University of Limoges, France
"Nuclear Enchantment in New Mexico and the Southwest: A People’s History”

Apr. 15 | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Levi Romero, New Mexico Poet Laureate, University of New Mexico
“Mi Querencia: A Narrative Cruise through the Manito Homeland”

May 6 | 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Shawn Evans and Garron Yepa, AOS Architects, Santa Fe
“Reversing the Negative: Focusing the Narrative of the Carlos Vierra Scrapbooks”

The People & Places lecture series celebrates the Southwest region and Latin America’s rich and complex history. The series aims to conduct thoughtful and informational discussions on various topics. The CSWR and University Libraries continues to bring academic events for students despite the current climate and hopes the virtual lectures will deliver the same educational services through a safer medium.