ENMU briefs —

Band to peform in Clovis

“The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band is scheduled to give a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Marshall Middle School Auditorium in Clovis.

Admission is free, but tickets are required.

Tickets: Department of Music chairman Dustin Seifert at Dustin.Seifert@enmu.edu

Employee, alumni briefs

• Dale Streeter, assistant professor of history, has recently had his article, “The Templars Face the Inquisition: The Papal Commission and the Diocesan Tribunals in France, 1309-1311,” published as a chapter in the new Ashgate book, The Debate on the Trial of the Templars (1307-1314).

• John Kirby, formerly of KENW-TV, has been named general manager of KTXT-TV, the PBS station at Texas Tech. He started this week.

• Jordan Kobritz, assistant professor of sport management, gave a presentation titled “NCAA No-Agent Bylaws: Unfair, Irresponsible and Illegal,” at the annual New Mexico Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference in Albuquerque on Oct. 15.

• Mark Dal Porto, professor of music, will have his choral work “Spring, the Sweet Spring” performed by the Niagara Wheatfield Senior High Concert Choir at Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y., Nov. 13. A repeat performance will take place Dec. 15 at Niagara Wheatfield Senior High in Sanborn, N.Y.

• Michael F. Shaughnessy has been named co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Education and Sociology.

Cultural events set for month

November is Native American Heritage Month, and the Office of Native American Affairs has planned a number of events. The activities are open to the public. They include:

• Navajo Dancers traditional and semi-contemporary dance performances 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. in the Campus Union Building Ballroom.

• Blue corn mush presentation by Navajo tribe representative Jesse Jim 2-3 p.m. Tuesday in the CUB Sandia Room. Attendees are to learn the cultural significance of blue corn mush to the Navajo people and help prepare the dish.

• “Shadow-Catching in Indian Country” photography by Krista Elrick at 2 p.m. Nov. 3 in the CUB Pecos Room. Elrick focuses on the spirit that ties people to their families, land, gardens and the past. Co-sponsored by New Mexico Humanities Council.