What are the unspoken aspirations of the historical reenactment? What are the aims of these performances? This Berkeley Folklore Roundtable talk explores the yearly reenactment of the Canboulay Riots of 1881 as well as a recent carnival band inspired by the colonial paintings of a celebrated Trinidadian artist of the early 19th century, Michel-Jean Cazabon.
Michael Silverstein, Charles F. Greg Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, presents "Trump l'Oeil and the Art of the @Real." The talk will take place in the Geballe Room of the Townsend Center for the Humanities (220 Stephens Hall), with reception to follow.
Please join us for this fabulous annual event sponsored and organized by UC Berkeley's Native American Recruitment and Retention Center (NARRC) and The UC Berkeley Powwow Committee. All events take place on campus, on the West Crescent Lawn. The Gourd Dance begins at 11 am, with the Grand Entry to follow at 12 pm. For more information, please click here to visit the Facebook page!