History of the University of New Mexico Press

April 2020 AHS Program Cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

The scheduled Sunday, April 19, 2020 presentation of “History of the University of New Mexico Press” has been cancelled. Information on if and when the presentation will be rescheduled will be forthcoming.

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On Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm, Beth Hadas, retired Director of the UNM Press, will present the history of University of New Mexico Press.

Established in 1929 by the Regents of the University of New Mexico, UNM Press is a well-known and respected publisher in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, indigenous studies, Latin American studies, American studies, Chicana/o studies, art, architecture, and the history, literature, ecology, and cultures of the American West. The Press imprint is overseen by a faculty committee, whose twelve members are appointed by the Faculty Senate to represent a broad spectrum of university departments.

The program will be held at the Albuquerque Museum at 2000 Mountain Rd. NW in Old Town. Parking is free in the lot south of the Museum. Admission to the Museum and the AHS program is also free. Seating is limited, so come early to guarantee yourself a seat.

Photo of Beth HadasBeth Hadas is an independent editor in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For many years she was director of the University of New Mexico Press, where she is currently an advisory editor of the Literature and Medicine Series. Among the distinguished authors whose work she published there were Rudolfo Anaya, Keith Basso, Stanley Crawford, William deBuys, Dagoberto Gilb, Arturo Islas, Patricia Limerick, John Nichols, and Gary Soto.