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Magdalena Barrera: Russell Lee & The Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas
Start Date: 9/4/2018Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 9/4/2018End Time: 6:00 PM

Event Description:
Dr. Magdalena L. Barrera, Associate Professor of Mexican American Studies at San Jose State University, will present the "Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas" series of more than 900 photographs shot by Russell Lee in 1949. The images depict moments in the everyday lives of people in Mexican- American communities across the state of Texas. Dr. Barrera will discuss the social, historical, and cultural context in which these photographs were taken and how they relate to a sense of contemporary Mexican-American identity.

Tuesday Night Lecture Series

An acclaimed weekly lecture series brings in artists, designers, and critical theorists from around the world, broadening the students’ experiential base and complementing local offerings. All lectures and exhibitions are open to the general public free of charge. Unless otherwise indicated, all presentations will be held in the Art Building, Room #133, from 5-6pm. For more info visit:" class='calendartext' target="blank">">
Location Information:
SJSU Main Campus - Art Building
Room: Room 133
Contact Information:
Name: SJSU Gallery
Phone: 4089244330
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FREE and open to the public!
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