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Dancing with the Dead: Mourning and Honoring in the Ancient World

October 29, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Día de los Muertos is one of the more famous celebrations that honors the dearly departed, but actually all societies have some sort of ritual to honor their dead. Scholars specializing in different regions of the world will talk about the rich and diverse ways we honor and remember our dead. This panel discussion is free and open to the public, we hope you’ll join us.

Dr. Sean Hanreta – Associate Professor Department of History Northwestern University
René Arceo – Artist and Educator.
Dr. Virgina Miller – Associate Professor Emerita Department of Art History University of Illinois-Chicago
Dr. Emily Teeter – Research Associate Special Exhibits, The Oriental Institute
Paola Zamperini – Associate Professor of Chinese Literature and Chair Director of the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster


October 29, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St.
Chicago , IL United States

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