(Virtual) Art as Cultural Communication and the Intersections of Contemporary Native Life
Susan Lobo is a cultural anthropologist specializing in research and community-based advocacy work in urban and rural Native communities in the United States and Latin America. She has taught at the University of California, Berkeley where she was the coordinator of the Center for Latin American Studies, at U.C. Davis, and at the University of Arizona. Between 1978-1995 she was the coordinator of the Community History Project, located at Intertribal Friendship House in Oakland where she and artist Jean LaMarr first became friends. More recently she has worked for Tohono O’odham Community Action. Her publications include The Sweet Smell of Home: The Life and Art of Leonard F. Chana, the textbook Native American Voices, editor of American Indians and the Urban Experience and Organización Social, Patrones de Residencia e Idetidad en Comunidades Indígenas Urbanas en Estados Unidos. She currently lives in Tucson, Arizona and Tacuarembó, Uruguay.
Join us for a conversation as Lobo explores art as cultural communication and the intersections of contemporary Native life, while also exploring the work of Jean LaMarr.
NOTE: This program is hosted virtually on Zoom.