UNLV Speaks

March 28, 2019: Jose Francisco Robles | The Republic of Letters

On this episode of UNLV Speaks: Assistant Professor of Spanish Jose Francisco Robles presents, “A New World for the Republic of Letters… The Enlightenment in Eighteenth-century Mexico.” This talk discusses the figures of enlightenment era Mexico, exploring their impact and environment in the changing context of the new world.

February 26, 2019 Wayetu Moore | She Would Be King

On this episode of UNLV Speaks: the Black Mountain Institute presents its breakout fiction writer, Wayetu Moore. Moore brings us an excerpt from her new book, “She Would Be King” which re-imagines the creation of Liberia through magical realism.