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Madriz es mucho Madrid | Spanish and Portuguese Studies Colloquium featuring Tony Geist

Spanish & Portuguese Studies

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:20pm
Savery 138

You are invited to attend this department colloquium event led by Professor Tony Geist, Chair of the Division of Spanish & Portuguese Studies.

Madriz (1984-87), a magazine devoted to comics, captured the spirit of Madrid's Movida, the music and club scene that made that city the youth capital of Europe in the years following the death of Franco.  We'll look at how its graphics, in a complex dialectical two-step, simultaneously reflected and created an identity of post dictatorial Spain.