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Vamos Argentina! Books, Tango and Meteors

Events occur on Oct. 17, Oct. 18 and Oct. 24

This event last occurred Oct. 24, 2018

Join the ASU community for a month-long celebration of Argentine art, literature and culture.

The event series is presented, in part, by ASU Library’s Future of Print initiative, highlighting the Argentine literature collection — located in Noble Library and comprised of more than 8,500 volumes — and the surrounding community of students, scholars, artists and writers whose work connects with it.

All events are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Oct.17 — "The Peronista Archive of Photographer Sara Facio"

David William Foster, Regents’ Professor, School of International Letters and Cultures
4 to 5 p.m., Noble Library 252, Tempe campus

Argentine urban photography is a focus of Foster’s research which looks at the cultural production of Latin American cities. A leading scholar of Latin American culture, he is working to build one of the world's largest collections of photography of Buenos Aires.

Thursday, Oct. 18 — "Meteors and Art"
Guillermo Faivovich and Nicolas Goldberg, artists, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Noon to 1 p.m., Design Library Reading Room, Tempe campus

Combining the roles of scientist, historian and anthropologist, artists Faivovich and Goldberg will discuss their work that offers new ways of seeing and experiencing the results of a meteor shower that occurred about 4,000 years ago in northern Argentina.

Wednesday, Oct. 24 — "Tango Night"
ASU Tango Club
4 to 6 p.m., Noble Library patio, Tempe campus

A popular partner dance originating in the late 19th century, the tango consists of a variety of styles that developed over time and in different regions of Argentina. Come learn the iconic dance style characterized by a close embrace and small, syncopated steps.

Meteor art

Multiple Locations — See Description

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For More Information Contact:

Patty Odle
ASU Library