Play, Concentrate, Remember: The Interwoven Histories of Latinos and Mainstream USA

Saturday, February 11, 2012 @ 7:00am

Event Info

Admission

FREE

Venue

Hyde Park Art Center

5020 S. Cornell Avenue

Chicago, 

IL 

60615

Presenter

Hyde Park Art Center
773-324-5520

This event will be recorded for WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

Distinguished scholars in the fields of art history, anthropology, cultural studies, political science, and sociology engage in an interdisciplinary dialogue about a number of the themes and issues raised in Bibiana Suarez’s Memoria ("Memory") installation.

The conversation will be moderated by artist and professor, Bibiana Suarez and include the following participants: Delia Cosentino, associate professor of the history of art and architecture, DePaul University; Juana Goergen, associate professor of modern languages, DePaul University; Gilberto Cárdenas, professor of sociology, Julián Samora Chair in Latino studies, and director of the Institute for Latino Studies and The Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR) at the University of Notre Dame; Arlene Dávila, professor of anthropology, social, and cultural analysis at NYU; and Maria de los Angeles Torres, professor and director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at UIC.


The discussion will be conducted from 1pm to 3pm, followed by a reception sponsored by the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University.

This event is free and open to the public and held in conjunction with the current exhibition Memoria.