CELEBRATING NEW MEXICO’S CENTENNIAL
FROM TUMULT TO TRIUMPH: NEW MEXICO’S PATHS TO STATEHOOD
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, October 3 – August 31, 2013
100 Years: Celebrating New Mexico’s Health ExhibitUNM Health Sciences Center
THURSDAY, October 25, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Welcome & reading of Governor’s Proclamation – John Hyrum Martinez, State Records Administrator
New Voices of New Mexico History Speakers Session
Moderator Robert Kermit Hill, Jr.
Speaker Monika Ghattas: “Walking Bazaars: Arab Peddlers in New Mexico”
Speaker Katherine Pomonis: “Uncovering the History of the Albuquerque Greek Community: New Voices of New Mexico”
Speaker Francois-Marie Patorni: “New Mexico: The French Presence since the 1500s”
THURSDAY, October 25, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
Brown Bag Lunch with Presenters (Bring Your Own Bag) (Presenters’ lunches provided by Santa Fe Airport Grill)
Ann Lacy and Anne Valley-Fox: Lost Treasures and Old Mines and Stories from Hispano New Mexico (third and fourth volumes of the New Mexico Federal Writers’ Project)Elizabeth West: Santa Fe: 400 Years, 400 QuestionsPaul Rhetts: Sunshine and Shadows in New Mexico’s PastLaura Krol: Deming (Images of America)Christine Barber: The Bone Fire and The Replacement ChildArt Exhibit
Ron Kil, Western painter, and official New Mexico Centennial Calendar artist
THURSDAY, October 25, 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Past and Present State Historians Speakers Session
Moderator Melissa T. SalazarSpeaker Hilario Romero: “Another Look at the Quest for New Mexico’s Statehood”Speaker Dr. Stanley M. Hordes: “A Century of Statehood in New Mexico: Cultural Consequences”Speaker Robert J. Tórrez: “Stories from the State Archives – Voices from the Past”Speaker Dr. Rick Hendricks: “Celebrate! New Mexico’s Statehood Revelry in 1910 and 1912”
THURSDAY, October 25, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Emerging Historians Speakers Session
Moderator Christine BarberSpeaker Marcus Flores: “La Sociedad Literaria y de Ayuda Mutua de Pecos” Speaker Laura V. Kroll: “Deming’s Role on the Road to New Mexico’s Statehood”Speaker Michael (Miguél) A. Tórrez: “The Hunt for Nicolás – A Genetic Study of the Espinosas of New Mexico
and Southern Colorado”
THURSDAY, October 25, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Film Screening at Center for Contemporary Art
Kahn Family Films at the NMSRCA.These home movies provide a hand held glimpse of family life, vacations, and Walter Kahn’s passion for cars and car shows during the 1960s. Walter Kahn owned the Kahn Shoe Store on the Plaza for over 50 years, and came from one of New Mexico’s pioneer Jewish merchant families. Walter’s father Gustav Kahn emigrated to New Mexico from Germany in 1907. Walter Kahn was also one of the founders of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society and Temple Beth Shalom.
Schedule is subject to change. Lectures and book signings on October 25, 2012 will be held at the New Mexico State Records and Archives ~ 1209 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507.