Oct. 1, 8:00 AM -- Oct. 31, 5:00 PM
The Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections Celebrates American Archives Month with Exhibition and Brown Bag Talks
The University Libraries Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections is celebrating American Archives Month in October with an exhibition in the Frank Waters Room of Zimmerman Library, author reception and brown bag series. The exhibition “Researching the Southwest: Recent Works using the Collections of the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections” showcases the works of authors of recently produced Southwestern books, articles, dissertations, video documentaries and more that utilized CSWR archives in their research. Over 50 works are on display including those by John Kessell, Richard Melzer, Joseph P. Sanchez, Christopher Wilson, Miguel Gandert, Enrique Lamadrid, Anna Nogar, José Rivera, Lucinda Lucero Sachs, David Correia, Alyosha Goldstein, Richard Flint, Shirley Cushing Flint, Samuel Truett, Cheryl Foote, William Dunmire, and David Holtby. These researchers have produced works in fields as diverse as history, art, music, architecture, community planning, literature, biology, American studies, Native American studies, Chicano/Hispano studies, and African American studies. Meet the authors and learn about ways to share your own work as we celebrate archives month in New Mexico.
A reception for the authors will be held Monday, October 21, 5:30 - 7:00 pm in the Frank Waters Room in Zimmerman Library
All talks are in the Zimmerman Library, Frank Waters Room. Bring your laptop, bring your iPad bring your lunch! – we’ll provide drinks and dessert!
Wednesday, October 9, noon
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an overview of CSWR archival sources for your research, from 16th century Spanish documents to 21st century Chicano activism, literature, and the arts. Hear from Chicano and Hispano scholars about their use of archives.
Co-sponsored by UNM’s Southwest Hispanic Research Institute; Chicano, Hispano, Mexicano Studies; and the Land Grant Studies Program.
Wednesday, October 16, noon
Follow-up Indigenous Peoples Day with an overview of CSWR archival sources for your Native American research. Find diverse and unexpected sources from Southwestern communities and beyond, from centuries past to the present.
Co-sponsored by UNM’s Native American Studies Indigenous Research Group, and the Institute for American Indian Research.
Co-sponsored by Native American Studies, Institute for American Indian Research, Native American Studies Indigenous Research Group, and the Indigenous Nations Library Program.
Tuesday, October 29, noon
Learn about the University Libraries’ latest digital project, promoting Southwestern literary, cultural, and environmental scholarship via author Tony Hillerman’s work. Find us at ehillerman.unm.edu