Urban Perspectives on Salon of Beauty: a Panel
November 10, 2011 | 7–8 pm
6100 Main Street, 352 Sewall Hall, Houston, TX 77005
Urban scholars, artists, and community organizers will discuss some of the issues referenced in artist Ana Serrano’s Salon of Beauty – cultural identity and expression, immigration, resiliency, informal economies, and socioeconomic mobility. The panelists are: Sergio Chavez, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Rice; Tracy Xavia Karner, Associate Professor of Sociology, UH; Ana Serrano, Artist; and Alice Valdez, Executive Director, MECA. Moderated by Michael Emerson, Professor of Sociology at Rice and Co-Director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research. Sewall Hall 301, Rice University. Free!