The Carolina and Duke Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
is pleased to present its annual conference:
The Idea of the Americas: Representation and Reality
February 13-14, 2009
Longing: Personal Effects from the Border
Keynote presentation by Susan Harbage Page
February 14, 11:15am, Fed Ex Global Center, UNC Campus
Tell About the South: Lunchtime Conversation at the Center for the Study of the American South.
February 25, 2009
Susan Harbage Page, Lecturer, Department of Art
“Signs of a Struggle: PErsonal Effects from the Border”
Susan Harbage Page explores the complex topic of the border through photography. In 2007 and 2008 she walked the border near Brownsville, Texas photographing and collecting personal effects such as toothbrushes, wallets, identity cards and clothing abandoned by illegal immigrants crossing the U.S. – Mexican border near Brownsville, Texas.
Seating is limited, and reservations will be accepted in the order received:
All sessions will be held from 12:00 to 1:00 P.M. in the meeting room at the Love House and Hutchins Forum, home of the Center for the Study of the American South, 410 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill.
Lunch will be served.