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Three Fulbright Scholars to speak at NMSU this week

As part of Research Week and Creativity events at New Mexico State University, the William Conroy Honors College will host a series of lectures by three visiting Fulbright Scholars who will discuss authoritarian governments around the world.


All lectures are free and open to the public, and will take place in the Honors College Commons Room, 2745 S. Espina St.

Lynda Dematteo, a visiting scholar from France conducting research at Montana State University, will speak at 3:30 p.m. today. Her lecture, “Cross-cultural Anthropology of Authoritarian Populism,” is the basis of her research.

At 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, Mexican scholar José Antonio Aguilar Rivera will discuss, “Mexico’s Authoritarian Turn.” Aguilar Rivera is being hosted by the University of Chicago.

And at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, Mexican scholar Lorena Ojeda Davila will speak about, “The Tarascan Project in Mexico: Academic Collaboration and International Cooperation between Mexico and the USA 1938-48.”

Following Ojeda Davila’s lecture, the Honors College will host a continued discussion and panel at 4:30 p.m. with all three scholars, including a question and answer session with participants.

For more information, contact the Honors College at 575-646-2005.