Trine Humanities Symposia

Ana Boman, lecturer of Trine’s Department of Humanities and Communication, will discuss La Catrina, an important symbol of Mexican culture, especially during the Day of the Dead tradition. Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday where the culture celebrates deceased relatives. Deceased sprits are believed to return to the real world from the spirit world, and are celebrated as honored guests with their families.

What is Trine Humanities Symposia?

The Humanities Symposia is a series of presentations and discussions that cover a wide range of topics related to the humanities. It was created as a university outlet for scholars and artists searching for a place to present their research outside of academic conferences. The Symposia allows them to share their research with Trine as well as the local community. For more information about the Symposia, contact Melissa Mayus, Ph.D., assistant professor in Trine’s Department of Humanities and Communication, at mayusm@trine.edu.