Words on Walls with Dr. Maggie DePond, Exhibition Copy Editor for Santa Fe Museums and Historic Sites

Word nerds and punctuation perfectionists rejoice! Encounter Culture host Charlotte Jusinski ends the season in grand, grammatically correct fashion with Dr. Margaret DePond, exhibition copy editor for the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Maggie also lends her talents to El Palacio Magazine, casting a last, learned glance over every issue before it goes live. …Read more

Take Action: The New Mexico State Library with Jean Whitehorse and Eli Guinnee

Walk into any library, and the world is revealed, from tall tales and vital truths to oral histories and picture books. It’s no wonder then that these magical repositories of imagination and knowledge also contain some of the coolest, most subversive, and most innovative people on the planet: librarians.  To prove the point, Encounter Culture…Read more

The Story of Structures: Historic Preservation with Jeff Pappas

For a podcast that boasts so many fascinating guests, State Historic Preservation Officer Jeff Pappas, PhD stands out as a favorite. Beyond the paperwork and rule-making that naturally accompany any federal job, his day-to-day at the New Mexico Historic Preservation Division is more interesting than one might expect.  Charlotte Jusinski chats with Jeff about what…Read more