Crisis from the Ashes: Brazil's Museu Nacional and the Loss of Cultural Heritage

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections and the LLILAS Benson Brazil Center present foro urgente in the wake of the destruction of Brazil's National Museum.

Lorraine J. Haricombe, Vice Provost and Director, UT Libraries, will moderate conversation with Patience Epps, Dept. of Linguistics; Vivian Flanzer, Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese; Seth Garfield, Dept. of History and Director, LLILAS Benson Brazil Center; and Melissa Guy, Director, Benson Latin American Collection.

Free and open to the public. Light lunch served.

For more information, contact Paloma Díaz. To RSVP and view this event on Facebook, visit Foro Urgente: Brazil's Museu Nacional.

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd floor conference room
2300 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78712-1469

Event Type

Arts & Humanities, World & Culture, Diversity & Social Justice


College of Liberal Arts, College of Natural Sciences, University of Texas Libraries

Target Audience

Students, General Public



Free and open to the public

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