Rebecca Atencio — ”Official and Other Truths: Memories of Dictatorship in the Wake of Brazil’s National Truth Commission”

Where: Gerlinger Hall Alumni Lounge 1468 University St.

Rebecca Atencio, assistant professor of Spanish & Portuguese in the Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies at Tulane University, will give a public lecture titled “Official and Other Truths: Memories of Dictatorship in the Wake of Brazil’s National Truth Commission.” Professor Atencio is the author of Memory’s Turn: Reckoning with Dictatorship in Brazil.

Professor Atencio will also offer a faculty workshop titled “Researching Human Rights in Latin America: Challenges, Resources, and Strategies” on February 24, 2015, from 12pm to 1:30 pm. EMU Metolius Room.