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Open House to feature speakers on Latin America

The Center for Latin American and Border Studies will have an open House from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at the Nason House on the New Mexico State University campus.

s of guest speakers will discuss issues relevant to the border and Latin America throughout the day. The speakers include Richard V. Adkisson, NMSU associate professor of economics, discussing sustainable economic development; Constance Falk, professor of agricultural economics, on "Viewing Latin America"; Mark Milliorn, coordinator of the Language Learning Center, discussing the "Culturalism of Spain"; Rani Alexander, associate professor of anthropology, discussing "Archeology in Mexico at NMSU"; Elizabeth N. Zarur, associate professor of art, talking about "Brazil, the Place to Be"; and Inigo Garcia-Bryce, assistant professor of history, on the topic of Peru.

Music by Manuel Rosales and an introduction by Neil Harvey, director of the center, are planned from noon to 1 p.m. Food and drinks will be available.

NMSU offers a supplementary major in Latin American studies and minors in global and political economy and U.S-Mexico border studies. In addition, the university is involved in several collaborative programs with Mexico.

Nason House is on University Avenue between Espina and Solano.