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Las Pinturas de Castas: Raza, Género y Poder
November 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
What: A conversation about 18th c. casta paintings (“Fueled by social anxieties, Spaniards began commissioning paintings to illustrate the process of racial mixing, or miscegenation…These artworks aimed to portray interracial couples and their children in domestic scenes, embellished with detailed depictions of typical dress, local produce, and landscapes” https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-18th-century-paintings-interracial-mexican-families-based-lie)
Who: Dr. Laura Catelli (National University of Rosario, Argentina), author of Arqueología del mestizaje: colonialismo y racialización en Iberoamérica (2020).
When: Tuesday, 11/30 @4pm
Where: Zoom (https://csulb.zoom.us/j/3808998799)
It is envisioned as Scholarly Intersections event and generously co-sponsored by the Departments of
CHLS, History and RGRLL; the Latin American Studies Program; and The School of Art.