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Pre-Hispanic Ritual and Celebration In the Day of the Dead

Presented by Colorado College at Colorado College - Gaylord Hall, Colorado Springs CO

Nov 01 2017
Pre-Hispanic Ritual and Celebration In the Day of the Dead presented by Colorado College at Colorado College - Gaylord Hall, Colorado Springs CO

This lunch lecture encompasses the origin, evolution, and celebration of one of Mexico’s most colorful and celebrated holidays.

This lunch lecture encompasses the origin, evolution, and celebration of one of Mexico’s most colorful and celebrated holidays.

This sour, sweet celebration commemorates deceased loved ones and in an attempt to honor their life, Day of the Dead altars are prepared. These altars are set with different elements, which will be presented during this lecture as well.

Édgar Cota-Torres, associate professor of Spanish, specializes in U.S. Mexico border and Latin American literature and culture.

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To make a reservation for any of the lunch lectures, please call or e-mail. Reservations are required by the Friday before each luncheon.

Fee: $17

Contact: (719) 389-6334

Email: swshulbert@coloradocollege.edu

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Colorado College - Gaylord Hall

902 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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