UNM Faculty Lightning Lounge 10/13/21

Hear from four University of New Mexico faculty members about their research in 7-minute presentations during the Lightning Lounge event.


The October 2021 speakers at the Lightning Lounge were: Diana Dragomir, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy whose presentation was “Planets Around Other Stars: Looking Beyond the Search for Life,” Paulo Dutra, an assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese whose presentation was “Reclaiming Blackness in afro-Brazilian production: Machado de Assis and Racionais ” Hannah Mattson, an assistant professor or anthropology whose presentation was “Personal Adornment in Global Perspective,” and Loa Traxler, an associate professor of anthropology / archeology whose presentation was New Approaches to the Past: Reconstructing the lives of Classic Maya Royalty at Copan.”


The Lightning Lounge is sponsored by Advance at UNM, the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of the Vice President for Research.