Date: November 7, 2015
Experts Dr. Rachel V. González-Martin, Dr. Patrick Hajovsky and Gabriella Scott, M.A., will present on topics related to 31 Years of Día de los Muertos in Austin. Following the presentations, Mexic-Arte Museum’s Curator of Exhibitions and Programs, Rebecca Gomez, will lead a question and answer session with the audience.
Dr. Rachel V. González-Martin is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Mexican American and Latino/a Studies at University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on the verbal and material traditions of communities coming-of-age in the American Latino Diaspora. She earned her Ph.D. in Folklore and Ethnomusicology from Indiana University.
Dr. Patrick Hajovsky is an Associate Professor of Art History and Chair of Latin American and Border Studies at Southwestern University. His research focuses on Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin America, and he earned a Ph.D. in Art History from University of Chicago in 2007.
Gabriella Scott’s research focuses on contemporary Mexican art. She earned her Master of Arts in Art History from the University of Texas at San Antonio.