Amending American Art, Making Space for Black History: A Conversation with Titus Kaphar

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Nasher Museum of Art

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Jennifer Zhou

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The From Slavery to Freedom Lab presents a two-day conference to explore iconic images and popular constructions of blackness in culture.

On Thursday, January 16th, artist Titus Kaphar and Dr. Jasmine Nichole Cobb will have a public conversation in the Nasher Museum auditorium. Doors will open at 5pm. The conversation will start at 6pm and conclude at 7pm.

On Friday, January 17th, the "Black Images Black Histories" conference will continue with a series of presentations. See here for details.

Flyer for Black Images Black Histories with schedule and an image of Elizabeth Catlett's "Homage to My Young Black Sisters"

This event is cosponsored by the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute as part of its World Arts speaker series; the Nasher Museum of Art; the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts—Duke Arts; the department of African & African American Studies; the Center for Arts, Digital Culture and Entrepreneurship; Duke Council on Race and Ethnicity; and the department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies.

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Headshot of Titus Kaphar and text that reads: "Black Images, Black Histories. January 16–17, 2020. From Slavery to Freedom Lab."
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Sponsor
From Slavery to Freedom Lab
Event Co-Sponsors
Franklin Humanities Institute