Conference Calendar

6 Fri
All-day
Annual Conference @ La Fonda Hotel
Annual Conference @ La Fonda Hotel
Nov 6 all-day
 
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm
8:00 am Friday Breakfast Plenary — Acequias and Connectivity
Friday Breakfast Plenary — Acequias and Connectivity
Nov 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Acequias are hand-dug, gravity-fed irrigation canals that divert stream water to sustain the agro-pastoral economy Spanish colonial settlers established in the upper Rio Grande valley in the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries. Acequia agriculture extended riparian habitats, transformed regional ecology, and created the cultivated New Mexican landscape we see today. Ditches divert, divide, and[...]
9:30 am #12. Cultural Landscapes and the Arts in New Mexico
#12. Cultural Landscapes and the Arts in New Mexico
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
New Mexico has an important tradition of art in the 20th century. Artists working alone or in schools have produced works of art that have helped shape the image of New Mexico. This session will explore the concept of the cultural landscape by looking at the places where artists worked, such as homes, studios, and[...]
10:30 am Readings from Mayordomo by Stanley Crawford
Readings from Mayordomo by Stanley Crawford
Nov 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
For a thought-provoking closing to our conference, Stanley Crawford will read from his book, Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico.  Active in the development of the Santa Fe Farmers Market since the 1980’s, Crawford is known for his insightful and sensitive treatment of traditional acequia communities in Northern New Mexico.  His book[...]