april, 2017

25aprAll Day13mayArt, Social Justice, and Communities of Color Symposium

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Event Details

This symposium demonstrates how culture in general and art in particular can be used as a political tool to challenge and reimagine the place of queer communities of color in society. The works and rountable discussions demonstrate how art can be used as a survival strategy to overcome the structural oppression faced daily by gay Chicanos and other marginalized peoples. This exhibit, Rememberance, offers a rare opportunity to catalyze important dialogue on questions of oppression and social justice among the exhibiting artists and local artistic communities; gender studies, queer studies, Chicano-Latino studies scholars; and ICGC’s broader interdisciplinary global studies community.

Rememberance Exhibition April 25th-May 13th
Opening reception and live auction Friday April 28th 7-9 pm
The exbhition is dedicated to Jesus Estrada-Perez and features artists from his dissertation research.

Syposium Day 1 | Friday April 28th 1-5 pm
Roundtables
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Symposium Day 2 | Saturday April 29th 9 am -5 pm
Children’s workshop
Roundtables
Keynote speaker Dr. Karen Mary Davalos
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Co-sponsors American Studies, Imagine Fund Special Events, and Interdiscplinary Center for the Study of Global Change

Time

April 25 (Tuesday) - May 13 (Saturday)

Location

Department of Chicano and Latino Studies, U of MN

19 Scott Hall, Pleasant St SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

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