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The Interpretation and Representation of Latino Cultures: Research and Museums Conference Documentation
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Historicizing Narratives

Challenging Traditional Curatorial Practices

Historicizing Narratives

Borders and Diasporas

Aesthetics Beauty

The Body: The Real and the Symbolic

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Aztlan in Arizona:  Civic Narrative and Ritual Pageantry in Mexican America by Dolores Rivas Bahti, Ph.D.

Constructing Race through Visual Culture: Medicalized Representations of Mexican Communities in Early-Twentieth-Century Los Angeles by Natalia Molina

Identifying Mestizo Phenomena: Representation and Reclamation of Mestisaje’s Foothold by Estévan Rael-Gálvez, Ph.D.

Projections of Homeland: Remembering the Civil War in El Salvador by Ana Patricia Rodríguez

Transcript of Discussion Session with Gerald Poyo, Ph.D.

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