Symposium “Art Under Duress : History , Politics and Culture in Central America

September 6, 1995 – September 6, 1995

Free public events co-sponsored by the Departments of Art and History, University of Houston Central Campus. Panel discussion: “Art Under Duress: History, Politics and Culture in Contemporary Central America.” Moderator: Susan Kellogg, PhD., Department of History. Participants: Nicolas Avelar of Central American Refugee Center/Gulfton Area Neighborhood Organization; Thomas H. O’Brian, Ph.D., Chair, Department of History; Marilyn A. Zeitlin, director, Arizona State University Art Museum and curator of the exhibition Art Under Duress.  Lecture 7:30 p.m.: “The Roots of Terror: Political Violence in Latin America,” by Tina Rosenberg of New York City, MacArthur Fellow and author of two books and numerous articles on international political violence.

University of Houston Central Campus