Academy for Learning in Retirement

The Academy for Learning in Retirement (ALR) is a program of educational opportunities for seniors. Spring and fall programs are offered, consisting of four lectures every month covering a diverse range of topics.

Here is the spring 2018 program with descriptions of the topics covered. The talks are given in the Good Samaritan Auditorium at 3011 Buena Vida Circle in Las Cruces.

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January Hamilton: The Inventive Storytelling of a Musical Sensation
February Understanding National Political and Economic Realities: Where Are We?
March A Home in the Heart: Listening to the Literary Voices of a Chicanx Tradition, Broad and Deep
April The Civil Rights Movement (CRM) and Historical Memory
May Fake News and False Leads in the Information Age