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Art for Lunch: Dr. Cecelia Cavanaugh

28 March | 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm



Art for Lunch with Dr. Cecelia Cavanaugh, SSJ
Creative Intersections in the Residencia de estudiantes:
Ramón y Cajal, García Lorca and their contemporaries

28 March 2019 | 12:20 PM

Join Dr. Cecelia Cavanaugh for a discussion of poet Federico García Lorca and his contemporary Santiago Ramón y Cajal. Learn more about the world of Cajal and his drawings as featured in The Beautiful Brain.

Cecelia Cavanaugh, SSJ, PhD, is the Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia. A former doctoral student at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Dr. Cavanaugh has since studied at the Instituto Cajal and the Fundación Federico Lorca. Her work closely examines the connections between art and science.

Her research focuses on neurobiology, Spanish art and literature, and poet Federico García Lorca . Santiago Ramón y Cajal met Lorca at the Residencia de Estudiantes in Madrid.

This Art for Lunch talk is co-sponsored by Dr. Terry Rhodes, Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences.

Image Credit: Federico Garcia Lorca at a microscope in Pío del Río Hortega´s laboratory. ©2011 Artists’ Rights Society (ARS) New York/VEGAP, Madrid.

Bring your own bag lunch.


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  • Rosemary Lot – 100 E Rosemary St., $1.50/hour
  • Wallace Parking Deck – 150 E Rosemary St., $1/hour


28 March
12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
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Ackland Art Museum
101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States