University Forum: Who Are We and How Do We Heal?


Oct. 2, 2018, 7:30pm to 9pm

Office/Remote Location

Art piece made of yarn and "I have" statements


The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "Who Are We and How Do We Heal? Route 91 Inspired Identity Tapestry as a Classroom" a talk by Erika Gisela Abad, Professor of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies, UNLV.

Mary Corey March’s interactive wall installation, Identity Tapestry (Iteration #12 Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art) (2017), was brought in as a vehicle to reflect on the effects of October 1. Using pictures of how the tapestry developed over time and pulling from visitors’ responses, this lecture will address how/if the Identity Tapestry expanded healing beyond the October 1 tragedy?

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Detail view of Mary Corey March's "Identity Tapestry (Iteration #12, Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art),"(2017). Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Collection. Mikayla Whitmor

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts

External Sponsor

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Liberal Arts Leadership Board, and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.