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New Mexico State University events, Oct. 7-16

LA SOCIEDAD PARA LAS ARTES TO PRESENT POETRY READING


writer Alexander Parsons will read from his novel "In the Shadows of the Sun" at New Mexico State University at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in Hardman Hall Room 106. Following the reading Parsons will be available to sign copies of his new book.
Parsons, a native New Mexican, earned a master's degree in fiction writing at NMSU. His first novel, "Leaving Disneyland," won the Associated Writing Programs Series for the Novel and the Writers' League of Texas Violet Crown Award. His short fiction has appeared in The Colorado Review, Puerto del Sol and the Mid-American Review.

For more information call (505) 646-2027.


NMSU TO OFFER WEAVING WORKSHOPS OCT. 7-9
The Art Department and the Center for Latin American and Border Studies at New Mexico State University will offer hands-on weaving workshops Oct. 7-9.

"Spinning and Natural Dyes" will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at La Buena Vida Alpacas in Anthony, N.M. The $150 fee includes lunch, supplies and transportation.

"Interlocking Tapestry on Floor Loom" will be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 8 and 9 at the Las Cruces Museum of Fine Arts. The $250 fee includes lunch and supplies.

The fee to attend both workshops is $300. Seating is limited and registration is required. Proceeds for the workshops will be donated to the Los Gorriones orphanage in Ayacucho, Peru. For more information call (505) 646-6814.

WORKFORCE SUMMIT AND CONFERENCE OCT. 13 AND 14
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana will sponsor the Second Annual Southern New Mexico Workforce Summit and the Changing World of Work Conference Oct. 13 and 14 at the Las Cruces Hilton.

From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 13, the Workforce Summit will provide programs related to local, state and national workforce issues. Pre-conference activities and a reception are scheduled for 3:30 to 6 p.m.

The Changing World of Work Conference is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 14. Topics include multigenerational diversity, challenges of change, and new trends and innovations.

To register call (505) 527-7776.