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IAH EVENT: The Crisis of Commemoration: First Contacts in the Americas

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Hojel Auditorium (Institute of Americas @ UC San Diego)

302 International Lane

San Diego, CA 92093

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Join us for the first IAH lecture of the 2017-18 school year, in the Challenging Conversations Series.

Held during the Southwest Seminar Consortium on Colonial Latin America occuring October 5-7, 2017 at UC San Diego, this talk aims to spark dialogue about the first contact experiences between Indigenous Peoples and Europeans in the Americas, focusing on the continued debates around the celebrations and commemorations of Columbus and Cabrillo and the struggle to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day.

The lecture will feature guest speakers Dr. Ray Ashley, President and CEO of the San Diego Maritme Museum, Frank Salazar, Cultural Collections and Program Manager of the Imperial Valley Desert Museum and Dr. Kevin Terraciano, Professor of History at UCLA.



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  • 6:00 - 7:00 PM LECTURE
  • 7:00 - 7:30 PM AUDIENCE QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION
  • 7:30 - 8:00 PM REFRESHMENTS IN THE LOBBY

PARKING: The closest parking is in the Pangea Parking Garage.

DIRECTIONS: The Hojel Auditorium is inside the Institute of Americas on the UC San Diego Campus.

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP!



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