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Surrealism’s Primitive Reason

Wednesday, November 24 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Lawrence Hall, 241
1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR

The talk, given by Joyce Cheng, will revolve around a chapter in her book-in-progress about the intersection of surrealism and anthropological research in the interwar period, The Persistence of Masks: Surrealism and the Ethnography of the Subject. She anticipates presenting this body of materials at the “Eccentric Primitivisms” colloquium at Johns Hopkins University, spring 2022.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Colloquium


College of Design, Department of the History of Art and Architecture

Target Audience

Faculty/Staff, Graduate Students, New Students




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