Free Public Event from the Spanish Resource Center

La Cosecha Conference, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Teatro Paraguas and the Spanish Resource Center in Albuquerque are sponsoring the sixth production in Teatro Paraguas’ poesía bilingüe series featuring Spain’s two most loved and most stylistically different poets: Antonio Machado (Caminante no hay camino) and Federico García Lorca (A las cinco de la tarde). Contrasting poems will be acted out in Spanish while English translations are provided by projection, moving flats, or by alternating or sequential words. Guitarrist El Niño David will accompany.

Performances are scheduled in the Wells Fargo Theater at NHCC for Friday and Saturday, November 18 and 19, at 8:00 pm and on Sunday, November 20, at 2:00 pm.

For more information contact Fernando Martin at (505) 724-4743 or language.assistant@state.nm.us or visit http://dce.unm.edu/spanish-resource-center.htm.

The Spanish Resource Center promotes the Spanish language and culture. Hosted in a collaboration between The Ministry of Education of Spain, The University of New Mexico Division of Continuing Education, the National Hispanic Cultural Center and the New Mexico Department of Education, The Spanish Resource Center seeks to create awareness of the Spanish language and culture throughout New Mexico, with a special emphasis on bilingualism.

Designed to support bilingual and Spanish teaching, the Spanish Resource Center is a meeting point for administrators, coordinators, bilingual and Spanish teachers, and for all age students and people who are interested in the knowledge and the diffusion of the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures.

Located at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the Spanish Resource Center features a library with a broad collection of books and materials, both in print and on video. These are available to students, teachers and administrators of: Spanish as a Foreign Language, Spanish for Spanish speakers and Spanish as a Second Language. The library is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, and is located at 1701 Fourth St. SW, Albuquerque, NM.

The Spanish Resource Center has a visiting teachers program, placing teachers from Spain into school districts
in New Mexico. Teachers and University students in their senior year can also go to Spain and work as teachers or language assistants in public dual immersion programs in Spain too.

Learn more about the Spanish Resource Center from this video

2 Responses

  1. massage tables says:

    The exchange programs for teachers is a great opportunity to learn from each other and help to develop more experiences

  2. Santi says:

    Great initiative!
    We are trying to set up a similar initiative in Germany… we started by creating a blog http://spanisch-heute.de, to promote the Spanish culture within the German speaking countries (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), but we would love to make the step towards a set-up similar to yours.

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