Calavera Contest Winners
1st Place: Jayna Patel
2nd Place: Christina Croninger
3rd Place: Abbigal Maeng
Honorable Mention: Erika Sarmiento
Day of the Dead Performance
Erik Dr Luna, artist
Román Iván Gómez, actor
November 5, 2018
CSMS Summer Internship Presentations
Tuesday, October 16
11:00 a.m. in Wright Campus Center Room 231
Categories: Skull Art, Poetry in Spanish and English
Cash Prizes Awarded
Deadline for Submission: October 23, 2018 by 3:00 p.m.
Spanish Poetry Contest Winners
Dr. Margaret Field
San Diego State University
Department of American Indian Studies
"Yuman Peoples of Baja California: Languages and Oral Traditions"
February 15, 2017
CSMS Summer Internships
Deadline - March 6
Calavera Contest Winners 2016
Monday, November 14
Tuesday, October 25
Visit of the Spanish Playwright
Stage Readings - February 9
Presentation of La Grieta - February 10
Friday, December 5
The internationally renowned author of more than twenty books and one of the most highly anthologized of Latina writers presents:
“THE BORDER CROSSED US: LATINO VOICES IN THE US”'
CSMS Fall Symposium
Mesoamerica and Beyond: A Look at Origins and Lifeworlds
Wednesday, October 22
Robert Kruger: "Seeds of a Civilization: Mesoamerica and the Mighty Corn Plant at its Heart"
Thursday, October 23
Ivan Marquez: "Philosophical Reflections on Indigenous Mesoamerican, South American and Afr0-Caribbean Lifeworlds"'
Dr. Gaspar Real presents:
Social Networks, Innovation, Tradition, and Small Businesses in Rural Mexico: An Anthropological Study
Thursday, April 17, 2014
"El México actual: Una visión a vuelo de pájaro"
Presented by Javier Diez on Thursday, March 6, 2014 This bird's eye view of contemporary Mexico was given in Spanish.
English & Spanish Reading of the Novel "See You Next Year"
by Aurora Velasco
Discussion on writing, migration, and translation was held on Thursday, March 6, 2014.
This symposium examined notions of history and myth surrounding Texas Independence, the Centennial celebration, Choctaw culture, Native American history through the 21st century, and Mexican narrative traditions of Day of the Dead.
Panel on Texas Independence and Centennial
- "Texas Independence: An American Perspective." Dr. Stephen Hardin, Professor of History at McMurry University
- "From Revolution to Centennial: Mexican Americans and the Weight of Texas History" Dr. John Morán González, Associate Professor of English and Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin
- Followed by a Carry your Tray lunch
Wednesday October 16, 2013
Native American Culture and History Panel
- "Chahta Lukfi Atoba Ikbit Himonachi (Revitalizing Choctaw Pottery)" - Dr. Ian Thompson, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Choctaw Nation
- “Myths and Realities: Native Americans in History and the 21st Century" Dr. Russell David Edmunds, Anne and Chester Watson Chair in History, UT Dallas
Evelyn Hu-DeHart, Professor of History and Ethnic Studies at Brown University
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
November 3-2, 2010