NMSU branding

New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

News Center




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.