In addition to Spanish language classes, the Instituto Cervantes offers cultural events such as film series, concerts, theatre, art, discussions on history, literature, science and much more in an effort to fulfill its mission to promote Spanish, Hispanic and Latin American cultures throughout the world. Below you can find events that we organize. For more information about our schedule for the cultural activities you can also go to www.facbook.com/cervantesalbuquerque.
The Flavors of Spain: Cooking Classes
Only at Instituto Cervantes can you learn how to prepare the dishes that make Spanish cuisine world famous. Our Spanish chefs bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to New Mexico, through a variety of traditional recipes. Classes are participatory and include wine to enjoy with the meal you have prepared. These classes are usually offered once a month and cost between $20 to $40. To enroll in a cooking class, please call 505-724-4777.
We also offer film screenings. We show Spanish spoken movies with English subtitles.
Many of our cultural events are free of charge. For more information on our cultural events please call 505-724-4777. To join our mailing list please send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Instituto Cervantes, Rael del Pino Foundation, UNM Department of Spanish & Portuguese,
Latin-American and Iberian Institute and the National Hispanic Cultural Center present the publication:
Albuquerque: Spanish Author Felipe Fernandez Armesto, Ph.D (Spain)
Santa Fe: Spanish Author Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Ph.D (Spain) & State Historian Rick Hendricks Ph.D (US)
When & Where:
Friday, October 24th, 2014
12:00 PM – 1:00PM.
Dane Smith Hall, Room 125
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.
Saturday, October 25th, 2014.
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.
Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (417 Agua Fría St. Santa Fe, NM, 87501).
The United States is still typically conceived of as an offshoot of England, with our history unfolding east to west beginning with the first English settlers in Jamestown. This view overlooks the significance of America's Hispanic past. With the profile of the United States increasingly Hispanic, the importance of recovering the Hispanic dimension to our national story has never been greater. This absorbing narrative begins with the explorers and conquistadores who planted Spain's first colonies in Puerto Rico, Florida, and the Southwest. Missionaries and rancheros carry Spain's expansive impulse into the late eighteenth century, settling California, mapping the American interior to the Rockies, and charting the Pacific coast. During the nineteenth century Anglo-America expands west under the banner of "Manifest Destiny" and consolidates control through war with Mexico. In the Hispanic resurgence that follows, it is the peoples of Latin America who overspread the continent, from the Hispanic heartland in the West to major cities such as Chicago, Miami, New York, and Boston. The United States clearly has a Hispanic present and future. And here is its Hispanic past, presented with characteristic insight and wit by one of our greatest historians.
FREE and open to the public. Limited Seats. RSVP required. email@example.com