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Tuesday, June 13 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Exploring the Hispanic World through the Arts: Máscaras, Mariposas, and Molas

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This workshop will examine ways to bring the Hispanic world into a variety of classrooms using the arts to explore flora, fauna, folktales, languages and more. We will examine how masks work to create cross-cultural conversations across the Americas. We will also look at how butterflies link us with our Mexican neighbors and how molas from Panamá reflect a tradition that brings textile arts, storytelling, and the natural world together while also benefitting the local economy.

Speakers
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Jeanne Gillespie

Professor of Spanish and American Indian Studies, The University of Southern Mississippi
Dr. Jeanne Gillespie is Professor of Spanish and American Indian Studies. Her current research examines Amerindian accounts of exploration and conquest throughout the Gulf South. She is also working on a collection of oral Isleño texts that reflect life and language in South Louisiana's... Read More →


Tuesday June 13, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Hall A

Attendees (20)