Northern New Mexico College To Present 2019 International Critical Psychology Praxis Congress Sept. 27-28

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Northern New Mexico College is presenting the 2019 International Critical Psychology Praxis Congress Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28 at the Center for Fine Arts.

The congress is a transdisciplinary event, whose theme is psychosocial non-alignment to modernity/coloniality. It features global scholars, practitioners, and activists from across the country and overseas.

Tickets are free for members of the NNMC community and UNM students and $50 for the two-days for all other participants.

Keynote speakers for the congress are Tommy J. Curry, Ph.D. and Patriciaa Trujillo Ph.D. Curry is a Personal Chair in African Philosophy and Black Male Studies, and in 2018 he won an American Book Award for “The Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood”. Trujillo serves as director of Northern New Mexico College’s Office of Equity and Diversity. She has taught at Northern for more than five years and has published research on the subjects of cultural identity, Chicana feminism, indigeneity, and place-based identity.

The congress is sponsored by Northern New Mexico College, Regional Development Corporation, University of New Mexico, and the LANL Foundation.