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Zona Abierta: Mercados y Cultura / Public Markets and Society Perspectives from the UIC Chiapas Stud

February 15, 2018


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, and Anthropology Department.
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Learn more about the importance of markets for people in Mexico and how communities look at the social, political, and economic aspects of large public markets. Join us for an interactive panel discussion where participants will share their perspectives from their experiences in the UIC Chiapas Study Abroad Program and long-term research in the region.
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How and why have large public markets evolved in rural and urban places in Chiapas, Mexico? Have markets, where you can find just about anything, developed out of economic necessity, or have other cultural and historical factors come into play in their creation in Mexico?
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Panelists:
Prof. Joel Palka (Anthropology and Latin American and Latino Studies)
Dr. Chris Hernandez (Anthropology, UIC)
Andrew Kracinski (Anthropology, UIC)
Alexis Figueroa (Anthropology, UIC)
Jackson Krause (Anthropology, UIC)
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When: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Time: 3:30pm to 5pm
Where: Latino Cultural Center - Lecture Center B2
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FREE refreshments and admission
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For more info, please call (312) 996-3095 or visit us at latinocultural.uic.edu
All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting the number above.

Location

B2 LCB Lecture Center B

Fee

FREE

Audience

General public

Website

latinocultural.uic.edu/lcc/upcoming-public-program . . .

Contact

lcc@uic.edu
3129963095

Category

Alumni Events/Cultural Events/Student Organizations/Other

Department

Latino Cultural Center

Last updated

02-01-2018

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