Wednesday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
Tyson Auditorium, Benedict Hall
The Honors Program and the Latin American Studies Program of Sweet Briar College are pleased to present Dr. Marvette Perez speaking on Latinos in American Museums: Subjects and Creators of Exhibits.
Dr. Perez is currently curator of Latino exhibits in the Division of Cultural History at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.
An anthropologist, her research specialties include Hispanic American history, construction of ethnicity in the United States and the Caribbean, 20th-century cultural history, and Hispanic American cultural history. She has published extensively on Latinos and Puerto Ricans in the United States.
Perez holds a bachelor of arts degree from Florida State University and earned her master of arts and doctoral degrees from the Catholic University of America.
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