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Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Altar Lighting and Reception Friday, November 2; 4 to 7 p.m.
Join us to light the Día de los Muertos Community Altar during a closing ceremony and reception to celebrate and honor the memories of deceased loved ones. The event will be free and open to the public.
Eye of the Photographer: Anya Peterson Royce
Thursday, November 8; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
This talk examines Anya Peterson Royce's 51 years of photographing the southern Oaxaca city of Juchitán and its people. Royce, Chancellor's Professor of Anthropology and Comparative Literature at IU, notes that what she chose to photograph changed as she became more comfortable being a whole person, with all the vulnerability that comes with it. The event will be free and open to the public.
Loy Krathong Festival
Saturday, November 10; 2 to 4 p.m.
Loy Krathong is a Siamese festival celebrated annually throughout Thailand. The name of the festival refers to the lotus-shaped floating baskets that are traditionally released on lakes, rivers, and canals during the festival. Come learn more about Loy Krathong and create your own floating basket during this free event sponsored by the IU's Department of Southeast Asian and Asean Studies.
Family Craft Day: Puppets
Sunday, December 2; 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Join us for a family-friendly and fun afternoon of crafting animal puppets. The event will be free and open to the public.