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New Mexico State University events Sept. 14-24

NMSU MUSEUM TO HOLD OPENING RECEPTION OF NEW EXHIBITS


An opening reception for two new exhibits, "The Face of Chiapas: The Photographs of Linda Montoya" and "Indigenous Mexico from the Collections," will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the New Mexico State University Museum.

At 7 p.m., Montoya will talk about her photographs of Chiapas in 1984 and 2003 and the changes they show with the women's growing involvement in the tourism market. The photographs will be located in the West Gallery.

At 7:30 p.m., curator Estella Ramos will speak on "Indigenous Mexico from the Collections," her exhibit in the East Gallery exploring how Indian cultures in Mexico have maintained their traditions of making clothing, ceremonial items and other crafts through the tourism market.

In the museum's lobby, a series of photographs from 1984 by Mary Daniels Taylor is displayed, depicting aspects of rural and village Spain rarely seen.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.


NMSU PRESENTS LECTURE ON NEW ZAPATISTA REVOLUTION

The New Mexico State University Center for Latin American and Border Studies will present "The New Zapatista Revolution in Mexico," a public lecture by Abelardo Hernandez Millán, at 2 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Nason House on campus.

Millan is a professor at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico in Toluca, Mexico. His latest book, "EZLN: Revolución para la Revolución (1994-2005)," and lecture cover the recent history of Zapatista movement and politics in Chiapas and Mexico. A book signing will follow the lecture.

The presentation will be in Spanish with simultaneous English translation provided.

For more information call (505) 646-6814.


NMSU ART EXHIBIT FEATURES MANY ARTISTS

Thirty-five artists from five Southwestern states are featured in the New Mexico State University Art Gallery's 2007 Regional Exhibition "Art Five," which is open to the public through Oct. 12.

The featured artists are from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and Utah.

The NMSU Art Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

For more information call (505) 646-2545 or visit www.nmsu.edu/~artgal.