Nuestras Américas: An Exploration of Expressive Cultures in Latina and Latino America*
5:30 - 8PM: Opening event for UCSB Library's exhibition Nuestras Américas: An Exploration of Expressive Cultures in Latina and Latino America*
Event is free and open to the public.
- Music by Mariachi Isla Vista Quartet
- Remarks by UCSB Professor Micaela J. Díaz-Sánchez (Chicana & Chicano Studies) & UCR Professor Anthony Macías (Ethnic Studies)
- A reception will follow the program.
Co-sponsored with UCSB Department of Black Studies, UCSB Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, UCSB MultiCultural Center, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor, and with support from the Don Tosti Endowment for the Preservation of Mexican American Music History.
*The terms "Latina and Latino" are used in the historical context since many artists and musicians identified themselves this way. It is recognized that use of the “x” in place of “a” or “o” is increasingly employed to acknowledge gender non-conforming identities.