To honor the legacy of Dr. Tomas Ybarra-Frausto, the UCLA LGBTQ Studies Program, the Art History Department, and the Chicana/Chicano Studies Department present dialogues about the current state of queer Chicanidad in the arts.
Museum of Latin American Art - 628 Alamitos Avenue Long Beach, CA 90802 |
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The Museum of Latin American Art presents a discussion on the ways in which Latinos have shaped arts and culture in Los Angeles through civic engagement, policy, fine arts, theatre, the written word and philanthropy.
Dr. Brian Herrera will examine in an interactive presentation the presence and absence of Latinx performers and narratives in US popular performance, as discussed in his book "Latin Numbers: Playing Latino in Twentieth-Century U.S. Popular Performance" (University of Michigan Press, 2015).