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Visual Literacy Through El Cuy's Comic Strips

With Peruvian Cartoonist Juan Acevedo
April 8th, 2019
12:00 PM

Juan Acevdeo


Monday, April 8, 2019
12 pm - 1 pm

Forum for Scholars and Publics
Old Chem 011
Duke's West Campus Quad
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What do you get when you cross the written word with a line drawing? Join us for a lunchtime talk with Peruvian political and social cartoonist Juan Acevedo on promoting visual literacy through El Cuy's comic strips.


This event is made possible with the support of Latino/a Studies in the Global South, the Forum for Scholars and Publics, the Duke Human Rights Center @ the Franklin Humanities Institute, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the David L. Paletz Innovative Teaching Fund, Kenan Institute for Ethics, and the Department of Romance Studies at Duke University.

Juan Acevedo

Juan Acevedo Fernández de Paredes is a Peruvian artist and art educator widely known for his 50-year trajectory as a cartoonist, especially for his famous character El Cuy. Acevedo’s prolific work is compiled in outstanding comic books that reveal his ...

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