White Zombies and Black Labor: Specters of Slavery and Rebellion in José Clemente Orozco’s The Epic of American Civilization

Orozco’s The Epic of American Civilization provides a powerful critique of the Conquest and colonization of the Americas. Yet, it makes no mention of slavery. Mary Coffey will address this silence with a speculative reading that disinters the specters of slavery and rebellion that haunt the mural.

Thursday, October 24 at 4:00pm to 4:00pm

Art Building (ART)
2301 SAN JACINTO BLVD , Austin, Texas 78712

Event Type

Arts & Humanities


Department of Art & Art History, College of Fine Arts

Import Type

COFA/Art & Art History

Target Audience

Students, General Public



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