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Blog contributor and student at Western New Mexico University. Dillon Pacheco. -- Photo not provided by blog contributor and WNMU student, Andrea Galindo.
Censored Voices: Banned Book Project Co-written by Dillon Pacheco and Andrea Galindo
Thu, Sep 28, 2023, 2:35pm | By Dillon Pacheco
In the realm of intellectual freedom, censorship emerges as a contentious force, stifling vital narratives, limiting awareness, and creating huge knowledge gaps. One of the most conspicuous manifestations...
WNMU student presents on banned children's books at Hurley Elementary
An Educational Moment and Movement: Banned Book Week
Tue, Sep 5, 2023, 1:33pm | By Heather Frankland
As both an educator and a writer, I care deeply about the freedom to read. At Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M., where I teach English, each fall my students do a special project for...
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THE FREEDOM TO THINK Or Why Banning Books Is Boring
Mon, Jul 31, 2023, 9:01am | By Emily Romero
I value the freedom to think. It is a close bedfellow for me with other valuable intangibles, such as being able to accept, challenge and/or enjoy mystery, to cultivate wonder,...
Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these blog posts/articles do not necessarily represent those of the New Mexico Humanities Council or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Krampus is Coming: Why Halloween is Actually Just the Start of Spooky Season
Thu, Nov 30, 2023, 3:22pm
By Monika Dziamka
Bread of Death and Life: A Short History of Pan de Muertos
Wed, Nov 1, 2023, 9:27am
By Vanessa Baca
Send in the Clowns: Funeral Humor
Tue, Oct 31, 2023, 8:59am
By Liz Hamilton
Pre-pandemic grief, ancestral memory, mourning the world in 2020 and healing in the present
Mon, Oct 2, 2023, 11:22am
By Venaya Yazzie
Nuestra Voz: The Chihuahua Hill Story and the importance of community, self-representation, and remembrance.
Mon, Oct 2, 2023, 11:20am
By Javier Marrufo