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Lunchtime series continues with program on Spanish flamenco dancing

The New Mexico State University Center for Latin American and Border Studies continues its weekly series of lunchtime programs with a presentation on Spanish flamenco dancing at noon Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the university's Ferkins Fine Arts Stage.


gram is presented by Nicole Lamka, a graduate student in the history department at New Mexico State. This part of the series is co-sponsored by the Phi Alpha Theta History Society and includes a performance by the City Dance Theatre.

The Ferkins Fine Arts Stage is located behind the Music Department building on the New Mexico State campus.

Other programs in the series are scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. at the Nason House, 1200 E. University Ave. on the university campus.

Daniel Villa, assistant professor of Spanish at New Mexico State, will present "Spanish Along the U.S. Border: Spanglish, Pocho, Mocho or What?" on Feb. 20.

Cesar Fuentes of El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF) will present "Infrastructure, Investment and Regional Productivity of Manufacturing in Mexico: A Case Study of the U.S.-Mexico Border" on Feb. 27.

On March 6, Samuel Brunk, associate professor of history at the University of Texas at El Paso, will present "The Myth of Emiliano Zapata and Mexico's Twentieth Century."

Christopher Brown will present "Opportunities and Challenges for Regional Water Resource Management in the Paso del Norte" on March 13. Brown is a professor in the geography department at New Mexico State.

Brian Rourke, assistant professor of English at New Mexico State, will present "His Majesty's Oil: Representations of the 1938 Mexican Oil Nationalization in British Travel Writing" on March 20.

The Nason House, home of the Center for Latin American and Border Studies, is located across University Avenue from Kinko's. Coffee and snacks will be provided, but guests can bring a lunch. For more information about the series call (505) 646-2842.

Sarah Wheeler
Feb. 7, 2002