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Visual Literacy Through El Cuy


Apr 08 2019


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Juan Acevedo's El Cuy

Visual Literacy Through El Cuy’s Comic Strips

A Conversation With Peruvian Cartoonist Juan Acevedo

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.

Free and open to the public. Light lunch served. 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 political and humanistic concerns as well as his expertise in…...

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