At 6pm this evening SP2 Lecturer Obed Arango will give a talk about the Mexican revolutionary general Emiliano Zapata who is “known for his varied and passionate pursuit of justice. This lecture will address the political and cultural heritage, symbolic representation, and contemporary presence of Zapata throughout his life and up to the present day.”
Obed, Founder and Executive Director of the Centro de Cultura, Arte, Trabajo y Educación (CCATE), is a Mexican journalist, anthropologist, visual artist, and filmmaker in addition to his role as a lecturer at SP2.
This in-person event is part of the Penn Museum’s Great Lecture Series focused on great revolutionaries. A live streaming option is also available.