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Art & Social Movements: Cultural Politics in Mexico and Aztlan

A conversation with book author Edward J. McCaughan, artist Barbara Carrasco and Dr Colin Gunckel

Thursday, May 02, 2013
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Royce Hall 306

Art and social movements (Duke University Press, 2012) offers a comparative, cross-border analysis of the role of visual artists in three social movements form the late 1960s through the early 1990s: the 1968 student movement and related activist art collectives in Mexico City, a Zapotec indigenous struggle in Oaxaca, and the Chicano movement in California.  McCaughan is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University.  

Reception 5:00 PM

Panel discussion 6:00 - 7:00 PM 

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Cost : Free and open to the public


Download file: 5-2-13-Book-talk-0w-dbo.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Mexican Studies, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Chicano Studies Research Center

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