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BERKELEY BOOK CHAT! IMPROVISED CONTINENT: PAN-AMERICANISM AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE

Wednesday, January 31: 12-1pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Light refreshments provided. Feel free to bring your own lunch.
Professor Emeritus of History Richard Cándida Smith illuminates the story of how cultural exchange programs brought many of the 20th century's most important Latin American artists and writers to the US to live and work. The list includes such figures as painter Diego Rivera, filmmaker Alejandro G. Iñárritu, poet Gabriela Mistral, photographer Genevieve Naylor, and novelist Carlos Fuentes. More