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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Prof Faber Presentation on Spanish Historiography and Cultural Memory

"History, Memory, Truth: Cultural Capital in Spain's Memory Wars", a lecture with Sebastiaan Faber from Oberlin College will begin at 2:00pm on Friday, March 23rd in room 112 Folwell Hall.

Lecture with Sebastiaan Faber, Professor of Hispanic Studies at Oberlin College & Conservatory, Director of the Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures, and Chair of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives
The talk will explore the polemics in Spain regarding cultural memory and historiography, the Mexican Suitcase Exhibit, as well as the Robert Capa and Centelles Archive controversies in terms of value, commodity, and cultural capital/legitimacy.
This lecture is sponsored by the following: Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies, The Institute for Global Studies, and the European Studies Consortium.
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