Photo gallery: Hanke Gallery opens new exhibition “Empire and Resistance”
Visitors gathered for the opening of the new Hanke Gallery’s third exhibition, Empire and Resistance: Transisthmian Views of Central America. Michelle Light, associate university librarian for special collections and director of Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, opened the event with introductory remarks. Curator Nancy Escalante, PhD student in American Studies, spoke about her research and curatorial process. Her faculty advisor, Stephen Pitti, professor of History and American Studies, expressed gratitude for Escalante’s contributions to the program and the university. Jessica Tai, former resident processing archivist at Beinecke Library, was Escalante’s librarian advisor.
The exhibition is on view in Sterling Memorial Library through August 13.
Photos by Judy Sirota Rosenthal