Consciousness is Power - Woodruff Library Level 1

A Record of Emory Latinx History
September 14, 2022 - July 27, 2023
| Robert W. Woodruff Library
- Level 1

The pop-up exhibit marks the first effort to contextualize historical materials and cultural contributions of Emory's Latinx community to show the importance of having a physical place to preserve diverse institutional memories and nourish a Latinx consciousness on campus. 

Consciousness is Power - A Record of Emory Latinx History” is a pop-up exhibit displayed for Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th - October 15th) in the Robert W. Woodruff Library at Emory University. The curation and display of the exhibit constitute acts of recognition and memorialization by harnessing a physical place on campus to showcase the social, cultural, and personal connections that animate Latinx Emory history. The exhibit includes archival documents and print materials that highlight Emory’s Latinx-related histories between the late 1980s through the present day. The materials emphasize diverse endeavors by Latinx students, faculty, staff, and allies who sought to highlight and maintain a Latinx presence at Emory. The name of the exhibit commemorates the legacy of the student movement in 2018 and continued efforts to preserve and build upon the institution’s Latinx history. 


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Emory Record Article click here. 

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