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The Center is now hiring for an Archives & Library Assistant!

Application information linked below.

Archives & Library Assistant Position: Application information HERE.

The Archives and Library Assistant is responsible for the College Records Archives including the collection, management, and disposal of departmental records. This position also consists of library processing of items and public service in support of the overall operation and management of the Delaney Southwest Research Library and Archives at the Center of Southwest Studies. The Archives and Library Assistant oversees the general maintenance of the library and archives physical space, equipment, and supplies, and assists with the Center’s public programs, events, and exhibits as needed. In addition to specific duties outlined below, the Archives and Library Assistant attends weekly CSWS staff meetings and monthly departmental meetings with CSWS Librarian, Archives Manager, and Director. 

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National Museum of the American Indian Artist Leadership Project

A grant funded video project co-produced by the Center of Southwest Studies

Featured artists You Tube video, Louie Garcia and Tirzah Camacho.

Tuesday, April 09, 2019/Author: Tapley-Booth, Julie/Number of views (697)/Comments (0)/
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The Art of Curation

Center staff and students featured in RMPBS story

Please click on The Art of Curation link below

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Spirit Lines: Helen Hardin Etchings

Spirit Lines: Helen Hardin Etchings

Having emerged from the 1970s and 80s as a significant contemporary artist, Helen Hardin paved the way for other Native woman artists breaking out of Indian traditionalism.

Monday, April 02, 2018/Author: Tapley-Booth, Julie/Number of views (4121)/Comments (0)/

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