Dedication of a Library Collection by Dr. Arturo Madrid
Northern New Mexico University invites you to join us for
The dedication of a Collection by Dr. Arturo Madrid
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
5:30pm to 7pm
Ben Lujan Library
5:30 pm: Refreshments
5:45 pm: Welcoming by President Barcelo
6:00 pm: Dedication by Provost Martinez
6:15 pm: Remarks by Dr. Arturo Madrid
The collection donated by Dr. Madrid includes more than 600 books and journals related to Chicano/Chicana Studies in the disciplines of history, literature, humanities and social sciences, including several Spanish language and local history-related materials.
About the Donor
Dr. Arturo Madrid is the Norine R. and T. Frank Murchison Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Trinity University and the recipient of the Charles Frankel Prize in the Humanities in 1996, awarded by the National Endowment of the Humanities
A native of New Mexico and a graduate of the University of New Mexico (1960), Dr. Madrid holds a Ph.D. degree in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from UCLA (1969) as well as honorary doctorates from New England College, The California State University at Hayward, Mt. Holyoke College, Pomona College, and Texas Lutheran University. He was awarded The President’s Medal by Brooklyn College in 1997 and in 2009 honored with the John Hope Franklin Award by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. He is the author of multiple reports and essays on educational, cultural, and literary matters as well as of a family memoir, In the Country of Empty Crosses, published by Trinity University Press in 2012.