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Strong Foundations: 100 Years of Hispanism at the University of Kansas


Haricombe Gallery, Watson Library

"Strong Foundations:  100 Years of Hispanism at the University of Kansas" celebrates the history of Hispanic Studies at KU, particularly the incredibly important scholarship produced by the faculty of the Department of Spanish & Portuguese since its foundation in 1918.

Exhibit Partners

University of Kansas Libraries
1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
1440 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045

Kenneth Spencer Research Library
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045

 

Exhibit Highlights

Opening Reception

 Opening Reception Presentation by Benjamin Fraser -- Professor at the University of Arizona Department of Spanish and Portuguese and editor of Hispania.

Opening Reception Images

 

Exhibition Materials

By Santa Arias -- Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Exhibition Images

Exhibition Contents (PDF)

Contributing Scholars (PDF)

Contributing Librarians (PDF)

 
 


Related Events

Gallery Lecture Series

Luciano Tosta & The KU Capoeira Club
Oct. 23, 2019 | 2:30-4:00 pm | Watson Three West

Poetry Reading by Ignacio Carvajal
Nov. 12, 2019 | 1:00-2:30 pm | Watson Three West

Centennial Symposium: Celebrating 100 Years of Hispanism in Kansas and Beyond

Conference seminars are for KU alumni, faculty, students, researchers, and staff.

Wednesday, October 16: Symposium will kick off with an evening reception to welcome our conference participants, distinguished guests, and Spanish & Portuguese department. By invitation only.

Thursday-Friday, October 17-18: Two-day conference @ KU Union and Wescoe Hall. Open to KU alumni, faculty, students, researchers, and staff.

Conference participants will receive an email with a website link for registration fee. Last day to register is: August 14, 2019. Registration fee includes 1 ticket to the Centennial Dinner Gala and 1 ticket to the Brazilian Lunch.

Thursday, October 17: Centennial Dinner Gala is for co-sponsors, conference participants, distinguished guests, and Spanish & Portuguese department. By invitation only.

Charla de Merienda: Frontera Frictions

Date: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, 2:30-3:30pm

Event Type: Community Event / Outreach / Social

Organization: Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Event Location: Spencer Museum of Art

Friction at the Frontera

Date: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, 2:30-4:00pm

Event Type: Conference / Symposium / Seminar

Organization: Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Event Contact Phone Number: (785) 864-4213

Event Contact Email: clacs@ku.edu

Event Location: Spencer Museum of Art

Body and Subjectivity in Latin America: Resistance to the Somatic Culture of Capitalism

With Roberto Escobar Cajamarca, Director of the Contemporary Institute of Social Sciences (IESCO), Universidad Central de Colombia

Date: Monday, October 21 2019, 5:00-6:00pm

Even Type: Conference / Symposium / Seminar

Organization: Spanish & Portuguese Department

Website: spanport.ku.edu

Event Contact Phone Number: 785-864-3851

Event Contact Email: spanport@ku.edu

Event Location: Burge Union - Forum A

Take an Audio Tour of Latino Cultural Sites

The bilingual walking and driving tours are available for Wichita, Kansas City, Topeka, and Newton on the Clio: Your Guide to History app.

 


The KU Libraries Exhibits Program promotes the creative scholarship of our campus community, highlights the strength of the libraries' collections, and works in partnership with cultural venues internal and external to KU.


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