Cover of Escuela del Sur (October 1958), Joaquín Torres-García, Montevideo. Courtesy of the Estate of Joaquín Torres-García

Teaching and Writing the Art Histories of Latin American Los Angeles


Friday, October 6, 2017, from 10 am - 3 pm

Museum Lecture Hall

Free | Advance ticket required

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Inspired by the Getty's region-wide art initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, this symposium considers the abundance of new knowledge generated by the PST: LA/LA exhibitions and the impact it will have on curricula, pedagogy, and future scholarship. Charlene Villaseñor Black, professor of art history and Chicana/o studies at UCLA, and associate director of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, will anchor the conversation with her keynote lecture.

Erin Aldana, Independent Scholar
Elizabeth Cerejido, University of Florida
Karen Mary Davalos, University of Minnesota
Carolyn J. Schutten, University of California, Riverside
Catherine Spencer, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Gina McDaniel Tarver, Texas State University
Charlene Villaseñor Black, University of California, Los Angeles

Organized by the Art Historians of Southern California and the Getty Research Institute, this program is offered in conjunction with the Getty's PST: LA/LA initiative.

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is an initiative of the Getty with arts institutions across Southern California. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America.

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