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Lecture: Sugar Skulls and Skeletons: Understanding the Mexican Day of the Dead

Published on Oct 31, 2013 by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale NSU

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Dr. Barbara Brodman, professor of Latin American & Caribbean/International Studies at Nova Southeastern University, will lead this lecture to provide an understanding the Mexican Day of the Dead. Dr. Brodman holds graduate degrees in Hispanic Languages and Literature, Latin American Studies, and International Business, and has published a variety of scholarly works that deal with global cultures and affairs. Dr. Brodman is founder and president of the Global Awareness Institute, an environmental non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the world’s rainforests through sustainable development. For many years, she sat on the board of the Inter-American Center for Human Rights, and served a variety of humanitarian organizations as a trained international election observer and human rights observer. A scholar, humanitarian, and adventurer, Dr. Brodman has knowledge of world cultures and global affairs, and her hands-on approach to acquiring it enthralls and inspires the many students and non-students to whom she lectures regularly. $10 per person, includes museum admission. Free for museum members. Please RSVP to Adrienne Chadwick at or (954) 262-0241.

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