News & Events

Past Events: 2018-19

Midterm elections in the US: what is at stake?

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 12.30-1.30 pm, Breland 179
Moderators: Dr. Christa Slaton and Toria Kovacs

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 4.00-5.00pm, Breland 333
Moderators: Dr. Neil Harvey and Kohlby McInnes

Each session focused on:
* Overview of voter participation (Kohlby McInnes, Josue Gandarilla and Toria Kovacs) 
* Implications of results for women’s participation (Dr. Christa Slaton); immigration and border issues (Dr. Neil Harvey and Ricardo Trejo); and, US foreign relations (Dr. Neal Rosendorf)
* Moderated discussion of local, state and federal election results; scenarios for legislative-executive relations in the Federal Government


Monday, November 5, 2018, 4.00-5.00 pm, Breland 179
Moderators: Dr. Sabine Hirschauer and Dr. Neil Harvey
Migration, Borders and Human Rights: Experiences from NMSU student reseach and service-learning in Germany and the US-Mexico border region


Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 6.00 pm in the Nick Franklin Seminar Room, Breland 179
Somalia and the US: Diplomatic Influence, the Global War on Terror and the Complexity of Foreign Policy Choices
Invited speaker: The Honorable Ambassador Stephen Schwartz, former US Ambassador to Somalia
See details here.


Fridays, February 8 and 22,  2019, 12.00-1.00 pm, Center for Latin American and Border Studies (Nason House, University Ave, directly across from FedEx)

Crisis in Venezuela: Maduro, Guaidó and International Responses
Spring 2019 Brownbag discussion series on Latin America and border issues