The University of New Mexico Department of American Studies hosts a two-day symposium, "Exhibiting Latino Popular Religious Traditions: New Mexico in a Transnational Context" Friday, March 1 from 1–7 p.m. at Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media, UNM Mesa del Sol, located at 5700B University W. Blvd. S.E. and Sat., March 2 from 1-7 p.m. at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art in Santa Fe. The event is free and open to the public.

The symposium is composed of presentations that, together, represent research and documentation of popular religious celebrations in different places in the Ibero-American world. The presentations explore how community-based religious ceremonies are expressions of local, regional and transnational affinities. The lecturers themselves come from the disciplines of Hispanic Studies, Anthropology, American Studies, Community & Journalism and Chicano/Hispano/Mexicano Studies. Related photography exhibitions will be on view to complement the speakers' presentations. 

For more details and schedule of events, see Latino Popular Religious Traditions.

Other sponsors include UNM's Religious Studies Program, Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media Program, Spanish & Portuguese, Center for Regional Studies, the Latin American & Iberian Institute, and the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Santa Fe.