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2019 Lecture Series:

The Gallery Lecture Series highlights the breadth of interdisciplinary research and creative work found on the range of topics showcased each semester in the Haricombe Gallery. The Fall 2019 series is in coordination with the exhibit Strong Foundations: 100 Years of Hispanism at the University of Kansas and features the following scholars:


Capoeira and Globalization

October 23, 2019| 2:30-4:00 p.m. | Watson 3 West

Luciano Tosta, Associate Professor of Brazilian Literature and Culture in the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, will discuss capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian expression of art, culture, and resistance, and its connection to globalization. Members of the KU Capoeira Club will follow the discussion with a capoeira demonstration.


Connecting Through Poetry and Prose

November 12, 2019 | 1:00-2:30 p.m. | Watson 3 West

Poet and Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese Assistant Professor, Ignacio Carjaval, along with graduate students, Margarita Nuñez Arroyo, Dept. of American Studies, and Polo Camacho, Dept. of Philosophy, will discuss the creative research process and read from their recent works of poetry and nonfiction.


For a list of previous Gallery Lecture Series events, click here.

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