Historic churches of New Mexico, the local film industry and stories of the Southwest are all on-deck for those attending the fall People and Places lecture series. 

The free series is hosted by the University of New Mexico Libraries’ Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections (CSWR). All lectures are free and open to the public and will be held in the Frank Waters Room in Zimmerman Library from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Talks will be 45 minutes, with 15 minutes for Q&A.

The lectures are held every month through December by researchers and experts in their respective fields from around the U.S. 

Fall 2019 Schedule:

Aug. 28
“Filiming Bernalillo: Dan Lyon’s Visual Entradas in New Mexico”
Gabriel Meléndez | University of New Mexico

Sept. 25
“Historic Churches of New Mexico: A Visual Tour”
Frank Graziano | Chamisal, New Mexico | Connecticut College

Oct. 16
“Carl Jung Heads West”
Jay Sherry | Long Island Unversity, New York

Nov. 21
“Headed into the Wind: Aural History in the Southwest”
Jack Loeffler | Santa Fe, New Mexico 

Dec. 5
“Redefining Indigenous Electorates in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands from the Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries”
Maurice Crandall | New Hampshire | Dartmouth College

The full schedule for the semester can be found on the event calendar. For more information contact CSWR Director, Tomas Jaehn at tjaehn@unm.edu.

This series is sponsored in part by the UNM Satellite Coffee locations.