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Comidas Que Curan: (Re)discovering Ancestral Wisdom Through Ethnography and Filmmaking

Event Type
Film Screening
Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana
Apr 11, 2023   4:00 pm  
Dr. Pilar Egüez Guevara
Free and open to the public
Anita Kaiser
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Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP)

Join us for film screening and filmmaker discussion with Illinois Alumna Dr. Pilar Egü ez Guevara on April 11, 2023.  There will be a film screening of Raspando coco (31 mins.) which is about an Ecuadorian anthropologist from Quito travels to the northernmost coastal province of Esmeraldas, Ecuador to gather stories told by Afro-Ecuadorian elders about the traditional uses of coconut in their local cuisine and medicine.

Following the film screening, hear from Dr. Pilar Eguez Guevara, Illinois Alumna and Ecuadorian cultural anthropologist, writer, and filmmaker.

Co-sponsors: Spurlock Museum, LAS Global Studies, Center for Global Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies thanks to National Resource Center funding from the U.S. Department of Education.  The views expressed are the presenter's own and do not reflect Department of Education policy or views. 

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