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Author Talk: Dr. Matthew Pettway
February 23, 6:00 pm to February 23, 7:00 pm
Pensacola Museum of Art
Join us for a free lecture by Dr. Matthew Pettway, Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of South Alabama. Dr. Pettway will be discussing his research on the portrayal of African spirituality in the poetry of Plácido, a nineteenth-century Black Cuban author. Additionally, he will discuss Plácido’s work in relation to José Antonio Aponte’s 1812 Cuban uprising and our current exhibition, Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom. This lecture is free and open to the public, though registration is recommended as seating may be limited.