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AUG '21 - JUL '22

Culture, History Art, Reconciliation, Truth

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CULTURAL HISTORY SERIES EVENT
SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2022 - 2 PM
HILARIO ROMERO, HISTORIAN

Join us on Sunday, March 13 at 2pm for the second event in the CHART Cultural History Series. With historian Hilario Romero we will travel down the Santa Fe River exploring communities and cultures. A 15-minute question and answer session will follow the one-hour presentation.

 

NOTE: THIS IS A PRESENTATION AND NOT A WALK.

Registration is required and seating is limited. Proof of vaccination will be required. Masks must be worn during the presentation.

SEATING CAPACITY HAS BEEN REACHED. REGISTRATION CLOSED.

 

This event will be filmed and shared via the CHART Santa Fe YouTube channel. Questions submitted after the live session will be answered by Mr. Romero.

 

ABOUT HILARIO ROMERO

 

Hilario Romero is a native New Mexican mestizo born and raised in Santa Fe.  He is an historian, author, grant writer and a retired professor of History, Spanish and

Education having taught the history of New Mexico, the Southwest, Mexico,

and Spain. In addition to his more than 30-year tenure as the full-time Director of

the New Mexico Educational Opportunity Center at Northern New Mexico

College, he taught at the Community College of Denver, (Chair, History and

Ethnic Studies); Metro State, University of Colorado-Denver; the University

of New Mexico; and New Mexico Highlands University. Romero was the

New Mexico State Historian from 1980 to 1981 and a former Senior Archivist

at the New Mexico Archives.

 

He holds a PhD in Educational History, Multilingual/Multicultural Curriculum and

Instruction and International Education (National Bilingual Fellow) from the

University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his MA and BA in History,

Spanish and Bilingual Education from New Mexico Highlands University.

 

Romero is an accomplished musician and dancer in the norteno group, Los Folkloristas

de Nuevo Mejico, with Cipriano Vigil. He has served on national and state commissions

and boards throughout his career and is a founding member of the Friends

of the Montezuma Hot Springs, a board member of both the Old Santa Fe Association

and the New Mexico Water Dialogue.  In 2017, he received the “Community Service

Award” from the Old Santa Fe Association.