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Politics and Art Intertwined

Professor Tracks Relationship between Politics, Art, and Human Rights in Argentina
October 29, 2010
Press Release #10-172

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Andrea Giunta, professor of Latin American art at the University of Texas at Austin, will focus on Argentina in her talk, "The Politics of Representation: Art and Human Rights in Latin America," at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 11, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary's Hall at St. Mary's College of Maryland.  The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Adriana Brodsky at 240-895-4108 or ambrodsky@smcm.edu.

 Her lecture will analyze the complex relationship between political policy, visual representation, and human rights in Argentina from the 1960s through the "dirty wars" of the 1970s and 1980s.  Giunta specializes in modern and contemporary Latin American art, and is director of the CLAVIS_Center for Latin American Visual Studies at the University of Texas, Austin

St. Mary's College of Maryland, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. More than 2,000 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary's River in Southern Maryland.