Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge
Remember and celebrate your departed loved ones at this year’s Día de los Muertos altar savor traditional Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto and enjoy a presentation by Harvard Professor Davíd Carrasco as part of this festive evening of music and community.
Free and open to the public. Reservations required. R
eservation includes museum entrance Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto and access to a special presentation by Harvard Professor Davíd Carrasco. Learn more about the Day of the Dead altar in the Encounters with the Americas gallery...
Peabody Museum, Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street
Speaker: Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Studies, Department of Anthropology and Committee on Degrees in Social Studies; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
The idea of building a wall on the U.S./Mexico border serves as a potent symbol across the political spectrum—a means of assuaging social and economic anxieties by placing them onto a remote frontier. Ieva Jusionyte will consider how an anthropological analysis of the state borders and security can help people understand the...