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New Mexico State University events Feb. 2-Feb. 8


The New Mexico State University Bookstore will host a book signing by Craig Holden, a NMSU English professor, for his new book "Matala" on Feb. 7. The signing will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Bookstore in Corbett Center Student Union.

The NMSU Bookstore will welcome the first speaker of the Centennial Speaker Series, Laura Gomez, on Feb. 8. Gomez will speak about her new book "Manifest Destinies: The Making of the Mexican American Race" from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Corbett Center Student Union in the Otero Room. The event is co-sponsored by the departments of government, history and Chicano Programs.

For more information call (575) 646-1427.


The African drumming and dancing group Kulu Mele will perform at the Rio Grande Theatre from 7-9 p.m. on Feb. 8. Tickets will cost $12 for the public and $10 for students.

This is part of New Mexico State University's celebration of Black History Month.

For more information call (575) 646-4208.


Poet and University of Houston faculty member Tony Hoagland will read with MFA candidate Nathan Graham in Hardman Hall Room 106 at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8. The event is part of a reading series sponsored by the graduate student organization La Soceidad Para las Artes and the English department.

For more information call (575) 646-3931.