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National Hispanic Cultural Center Salon Ortega
1701 4th Street Southwest, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
The UNM Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Department of Linguistics, and Latin American and Iberian Institute invite the public to join us for a free, public event celebrating bilingualism and New Mexico Spanish.
Speakers include Eliseo «Cheo» Torres, UNM Vice President for Student Affairs; Simón Romero, correspondent for the New York Times; Garland Bills, author with Neddy Vigil of The Spanish Language of New Mexico and Southern Colorado: A Linguistic Atlas; Joan Bybee, Anna Nogar, Naomi Shin, and Damián Vergara Wilson, UNM; Daniel Abeyta, Bosque School; and authors Rena Torres Cacoullos & Catherine Travis.
The reception will showcase UNM's Spanish as a Heritage Language program and student projects on bilingualism and Spanish, and include a book reception for the new publication, Bilingualism in the Community (University of Cambridge Press, 2018).
K-12 educators may request certificates of professional development to document their attendance.