SURCLA Seminar: Evita the Documentary (2012) – School of Languages and Cultures SURCLA Seminar: Evita the Documentary (2012) – School of Languages and Cultures

SURCLA Seminar: Evita the Documentary (2012)

Sydney University Research Community for Latin America (SURCLA) Seminar

Evita: The Documentary (2012) with discussion by Dr Peter Ross (University of New South Wales)

Discussion moderator: Dr Fernanda Peñaloza, Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies (SLAS)

In this seminar we will be screening EVITA: The Documentary (2012) directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley with a discussion led by Dr Peter Ross. Dr Peter Ross has worked extensively on Argentine and Latin American history and culture, including the classical Peronist period (1946-55) to which we owe the rise of the well-known figure of Eva Perón, Evita. The documentary film comprises of previously unseen historical footage of the former Argentine first lady from her humble beginnings to her mass-adoration and immortalisation. Like many other historical and mythical figures, Evita has transcended time and space, her iconic and recognisable image in popular culture to this day offers a platform for debate.

Organiser/Contact: Nicole Fidalgo (PhD Candidate, SLAS) – nicole.fidalgo@sydney.edu.au

 

 

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Date

May 07 2019

Time

5:00 pm

Location

Seminar Room Level 2, Fisher Library

Organizer

Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies
Website
https://sydney.edu.au/arts/spanish_latin_american

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