SOUTHWEST SEMINARS PRESENTS
VOICES FROM THE PAST 2014
TO HONOR AND ACKNOWLEDGE THE NEW MEXICO HISTORY MUSEUM
MONDAY NIGHTS AT 6 PM AT HOTEL SANTA FE
LECTURES – 50 MONDAYS A YEAR
May 19 Jimmy Santiago Baca (Chicano/Apache)
Poet, Filmmaker, Recipient, American Book Award and Hispanic Heritage Award in Literature; Recipient, Before Columbus Foundation American Book Award; Founder, Cedar Tree, Inc.; Author: C-Train and Thirteen Mexicans: Dream Boy’s Story; Poems Taken from My Yard; What’s Happening; Place to Stand; Working in the Dark: Reflections of a Poet of the Barrio; Black Mesa Poems; Healing Earthquakes; Set This Book on Fire
The Gift of Poetry
May 26 Dr. David Carrasco
Neil L. Rudenstein Professor of the Study of Latin America, Harvard Divinity School, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University,Author: Moctezuma’s Mexico: Visions of the Aztec World; Quezalcoatl and the Irony of Empire: Myths and Prophecies in the Aztec Tradition; Daily Life of the Aztecs: People of the Sun and Earth; Co-Editor (w/ S. Sessions), Cave, City, and Eagle’s Nest
From Axis Mundi to Mappa Mundi: Deciphering the Great Aztec Temple and the Cuauhtinchan Map of the World
June 2 Dr. Bruce Bernstein
Executive Director, Continuous Pathways Foundation; Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Pojoaque Pueblo; Former Executive Director, Southwestern Association for Indian Arts; former Director for Research and Collections, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian; Former Director and Chief Curator, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Museum of New Mexico; Author, The Santa Fe Indian Market: A History of Native Arts in the Marketplace; Co-Author (w/W. J. Rushing), Modern by Tradition: American Indian Painting in the Studio Style.
Living in Indian Country: Forever Visitors
June 9 Bill Stewart
Foreign Affairs and Political Columnist, Santa Fe New Mexican; former Foreign Service Officer
(Vietnam, India, and Washington), U.S. State Department; former TIME Southeast Asia Bureau Chief, Middle East Correspondent and Writer (Lebanon, Japan, Hong Kong, and India)
The Great War: Centennial of World War I and its Meaning in Today’s World
June 16 Dr. Scott Ortman
NOTE: Santa Fe Community Foundation Classroom – 501 Halona Street Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Former Director of Research, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center; Omidyar Fellow, Santa Fe Institute; Author, Winds from the North: Tewa Origins and Historical Archaeology
What the Pueblos Can Teach Us About Economic Growth
June 23 Dr. Matthew J. Liebmann
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University and Author, Revolt: An Archaeological History of Pueblo Resistance and Revitalization in 17th Century New Mexico; Co-Editor (w/M. S. Murphy), Enduring Conquests: Rethinking the Archaeology of Resistance to Spanish Colonialism in the Americas.
Pueblos and Valles Caldera
June 30 Dr. Lois Palken Rudnick
Professor Emerita of American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Author, Mabel Dodge Luhan: New Woman, New Worlds; Utopoian Vistas: The Mabel Dodge Luhan House and the American Counterculture; The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture; Cady Wells and Southwestern Modernism
1929: New Mexico Modern Artists in the Miracle Year
July 7 Dr. Thomas Dalton Dillehay
Rebecca Webb Wilson University Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Religion, and Culture and Professor of Anthropology and Latin American Studies, Joe B. Wyatt Distinguished University Research Professor,
Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University; Author, Settlement of the Americas: A New Prehistory.
Spanish Conquest of the Southern Cone of South America
July 14 Dr. John L. Kessell
Professor Emeitus of History, University of New Mexico, Author, To the Royal Crown Restored; Spain in the Southwest: A Narrative History of Colonial New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, and California; , Pueblos and Spaniards and in the Kingdom of New Mexico; The Missions of New Mexico Since 1776.
But That’s What the Timpanagos Said: Bernardo de Miera Maps the Great Basin, 1777-1778
July 21 Dr. Rick Hendricks
New Mexico State Historian, and Former Editor, Vargas Project; Author, New Mexico in 1801: The Priests Report; ‘Juan de Onate, Colonizer, Governor’ in Telling New Mexico: A New History (M. Weigle, F. Levine, L. Stiver, eds.); Co-Author (w/M. Ebright), The Witches of Abiquiu: The Governor, The Priest, the Genizaro Indians and the Devil.
The Two Families of Don Diego de Vargas
July 28 Dr. Daniel T. Reff,
Professor of Comparative Literature, Ohio State University; Anthropologist and Ethnohistorian; Author, Disease, Depopulation, and Culture Change in Northwestern New Spain, 1518-1764 Recipient, University Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities and Former Resident Scholar, School of Advanced Research
The Amazing Mexican Journey of Cabeza de Vaca
$12 at the door ~ or ~ $110 for the Series of 11 Lectures
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