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

February 11, 2012

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Bibiana Suárez, "Aves raras (mexicanos) no. 1" (detail)

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 is moderated by artist and professor, Bibiana Suarez and includes 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 audio for this event in in two parts. For the first half of the discussion, stream or download the audio using the "Listen to this Story" link above. To access the second half, stream or download the audio here:

Recorded Saturday, February 11, 2012 at Hyde Park Art Center.