Dr. Lucia Garcia-Santana's lecture on the Galician cultural heritage in Argentina

Tuesday, Apr, 25 2017 — 12:00 PM
At: McClurg, Room 206

‌Dr. Lucia García-Santana from the Department of Spanish will give a featured lecture in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:A Sense of Space and Place: Global and Local Perspectivesat the University of the South (April 6-8, 2017). In her talk, she will comment on the artistic production of the Spanish Exiles in Argentina in the 1940s, and more specifically on the Galician artist, Luis Seoane’s representation of galleguidad (Galician identity), to reflect on how they negotiate meanings, identity tensions and conceptual constraints of cultural heritage concerning spatial mobility.

Dr. Lucia García-Santana is an Assistant Professor in the Spanish Department. Her research focuses on cultural exchanges between Spain and the Americas, and on displacement within the Hispanic world.

The conference “A Sense of Space and Place: Global and Local Identities” and associated events have been co-organized by the Mellon Globalization Forum, International and Global Studies Program, Office of Global Citizenship, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. The organizing committee includes Justyna Beinek (International and Global Studies and Russian), Nicholas Roberts (History and International and Global Studies), Kelly Whitmer (History), and Scott Wilson (Politics). We extend special thanks to Sara Nimis, Print Services, Megan Roberts, and Helen Stapleton. Images in the conference materials courtesy of Pradip Malde and Brock Gordon. All events are free and open to the public.


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