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The Faces of America Today: Cristina García’s Monkey Hunting and Portraiture at the Ackland

Monkey Hunting by Cristina Garcia.

Carolina Public Humanities is teaming up with the Ackland Art Museum for an exploration of portraiture in contemporary art and literature! Register now, as space is limited to 20 participants.

Join Geovani Ramírez, doctoral candidate in English and Comparative Literature specializing in Multi-ethnic and Latina/o US literature, in a robust discussion of Monkey Hunting, Cristina García’s poetic novel about immigration, assimilation, and the prevailing integrity of self. The book talk will be followed by a close look at the National Portrait Gallery’s touring exhibition, The Outwin: American Portraiture Today, led by Carolyn Allmendinger, Director of Academic Programs at the Ackland. Light snacks are provided, and a cash bar will be available on site.

Registration is required, and every participant will receive a copy of the book in advance.  Seats are limited to 20 participants, so sign up early to reserve your spot!

Call 919-962-1544 to register, or register online.

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