The Present and Future of Latin America/ Latinx Studies at CUNY and Beyond: Building Bridges

Friday, April 23 2-3:30 PANEL II: Afro-Latin American Visual Arts and Aesthetics

ORGANIZER:

  • Ana María Hernández (Modern Languages and Literatures, LaGuardia Community College)

MODERATOR:

  • Shelly Eversley, Faculty Fellow and Interim Chair of Black and Latino Studies at Baruch College; Co-Director, Transformational Learning in the Humanities, CUNY + The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

PRESENTERS:

  • Bárbaro Martínez Ruiz (Leverhulme Distinguished Professor and Senior Fellow at Saint Anthony’s College, University of Oxford; Tanner-Opperman Chair or Art History in Honor of Roy Sieber at Indiana University), “Kongo Graphic Writing”
  • Iliana Cepero Amador (Department of Visual Arts, Eugene Lang, The New School), “Jean Baptiste Debret: Depicting the Colonial Subject in 19th Century Brazil”
  • Rojo Robles Mejías (Department of Black and Latino Studies, Baruch College), “One Film Fits All?: Cinegraphic Poetics in Pedro Pietri’s Condoms Poems 4 Sale”.