Department Lecture Series: Memory

Event Date: 

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Event Date Details: 

Reception to follow

Event Location: 

  • Arts 1332

Event Price: 

Free admission

Event Contact: 

For inquiries, contact Amy Buono

Coiametl (peccary). From Bernardino de Sahagun, Florentine Codex (ca. 1577-77), bk. II, fol. 165r (detail). Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana. (© 2017 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.)

Please join us at the University of California, Santa Barbara, for a Public Workshop on “Latin American Art & Memory” to be held on May 19th, 2017, 3-5pm, Arts Bldg. 1332, in conjunction with the History of Art & Architecture’s 2016-2017 Memory lecture series. The presenters will give short, 10-minute presentations around an object, image or idea, followed by a roundtable discussion.

This workshop investigates the special valences that the preservation, and obliteration, of memory have had in the long history of Latin American visual and material culture.

Presenters include:A Public Workshop on "Latin American Art & Memory"

Amy Buono, UCSB: Introduction (organizer & moderator)

Carlo Severi , EHESS & CNRS, Paris: conceptual frames of ‘memory studies’ in the Americas

Jeanette Favrot Peterson, UCSB: rhetoric & memory in the Florentine Codex

Ilona Katzew, LACMA: colonial painting & the obliteration of memory

Elena Shtromberg, Univ. of Utah: contemporary video art & remembering