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

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.

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