A multidimensional dialogue on Columbus

In response to the Forum lecture series, a panel of faculty members will hold a dialogue on “Columbus: Legacy of Discovery or Cruelty?” at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 10th in Lowry Main Lounge. The multi-dimensional conversation will explore the contact and consequences attributed to Christopher Columbus and his voyages to the New World.  

The program will begin with a looped film screening of “The Couple in the Cage,” directed and produced by Coco Fusco and Paula Heyedia that explores Guillermo-Pena and Fusco’s performance art piece “Undiscovered Amerindians.” The film screening will be in Lowry Pit from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 pm.

The dialogue will begin at 7:00 p.m. and feature faculty panelists: Heath Anderson (Archaeology and Anthropology),  Kabria Baumgartner (History), Pamela Frese (Anthropology), Jimmy Noriega (Theater and Dance), and Patricia Tovar (Hispanic Studies – Oberlin College).


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