Transatlantic Encounters in the Shadow of Cortes: Photography Exhibit February 1-April 30

Transatlantic Encounters in the Shadow of Cortes Photography Exhibit

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A photo exhibit combining ethnographic interviews with people living along the route of the Conquest, murals and rare books from the era, and documentary photography of 21st century Mexican culture, to help illuminate the past and its impact on the present.

Foreign language Faculty presentation
April 2  •  3:30-4:30PM  •  SUL 214
Dr. Geoffrey Barrow, Introduction to Transatlantic Encounters
Dr. Marisa Garcia-Verdugo, Hernando Cortes in Extremadura
Dr. Herlinda Ramirez-Barradas, Images of Cortés in México

Exhibit Closing Ceremony: Movie & discussion

April 26  •  5-8PM  •  Towle Theater
5205 Hohman Ave, Hammond

Movie: “The Other Conquest,” directed by Salvador Carrasco
Remarks: Chancellor Thomas L. Keon, Purdue University Calumet and Professor Kathleen Myers, Indiana University, Author of Ruta de Cortes

All are welcome!

Sponsored by School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature and Multicultural Campus Council