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Faces of Time (Los Rostros del Tiempo): The Untold Story of Braceros

A Wednesdays@ the Center talk, this round table discussion will feature a panel with participants Luis Herrera Robles, Professor Universidad Autonoma of Juarez, Mexico; Don Modesto Zurita, former Bracero; and Charles D. Thompson, Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University. The event is free and open to the public and will be catered by Cosmic Cantina.

Please contact Miguel Rojas Sotelo at miguel.rojassotelo@duke.edu for more information.

The event will be hosted in conjunction with the Faces of Time (Rostros del Tiempo) exhibit. At the invitation of Professor Luis Alfonso Herrera Robles of the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez and Colégio de Chihuahua, Duke Professor Charles Thompson visited the central plaza in Ciudad Juárez to document hundreds ex-Braceros demonstrating in June 2010 and again in October 2011. Photographs from his visits will be on display in the John Hope Franklin Gallery from September 30-December 19, 2014. The center is located at 2204 Erwin Road, Durham, North Carolina, and open from Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Find out more about the exhibit here.

Presented by the Duke Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South, the Joh Hope Franklin Center for International and Interdisciplinary Studies, the Center for Documentary Studies, Duke Cultural Anthropology, the Consortium in Latin American Studies at UNC-CH and Duke University, and the DHRC@FHI. 


October 8, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Franklin 240 – JHFC
John Hope Franklin Center
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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