May 16, 2014 0
How does the past live within us and influence our current actions? Who determines how nations remember painful pasts?
Join us for an engaging dialogue with renowned scholars Hugo Rojas Corral, Dr. Francesca Lessa, and Jeff Kelly Lowenstein that will use Chile’s grappling with historical memory and indifference 40 years after the Pinochet coup to consider these issues here in the United States and in other countries.
When: May 20, 2014
- 6:00-6:30 p.m. Refreshment
- 6:30-8:00 p.m. Introduction by Susy Schultz, Community Media Workshop; panel discussion; presentation of Jon Lowenstein’s photographs; and audience Q&A.
Where: 33 E. Congress, Rm. 219
What: A panel discussion on how memory shapes history. Photographs of Chile’s past, present and future by award-winning photographer Jon Lowenstein, co-owner of NOOR, will be shown, too.
Hugo Rojas Coral, Professor of Sociology of Law, University Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile.
Dr. Francesca Lessa, Postdoctoral Researcher, Transitional Justice & Human Rights
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein, Lecturer Columbia College, Fulbright Scholar, 2013.
Jon Lowenstein, Photographer