Local Event!! Día de los Muertos: Cultural and Historical Roots

The UNM Latin American & Iberian Institute (LAII) is pleased to announce our next free professional development workshop!

2014-10-01_Dia-de-los-Muertos_Cultural-and-Historical-RootsJoin us for our next workshop in the series as we explore the history of Día de los Muertos by hearing a special presentation with local community organizer and activist Rusita Ávila, who for many years has served as co-director of the annual South Valley Día de los Muertos y Marigold Parade. After the lecture, LAII staff will discuss ways to meet Common Core reading and writing standards while exploring this meaningful celebration in the classroom. Participants will be provided with certificates of professional development and copies of relevant curriculum materials.

The workshop will be held on Wednesday October 1st from 5:00-8:00 pm at the UNM Latin American and Iberian Institute at 801 Yale Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

Please pre-register by contacting Keira Philipp-Schnurer at the LAII: kphilipp@unm.edu | 505.277.7047. For more information visit http://www.laii.unm.edu/workshops/2014-10-01-Dia-de-los-Muertos-Cultural-and-Historical-Roots.php.  You can also join the event on Facebook.

Click here for a pdf version of our flyer.  Feel free to share this information with anyone else who may be interested.  Hope to see you there!!

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–Katrina

 

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