"Black Images, Black Histories" Conference

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

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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.

Following the keynote conversation with Titus Kaphar on Thursday, January 17th, (see here for details) on Friday, January 17th, a series of presentations and panels will take place in the Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall at the Franklin Humanities Institute from 10am–3pm.

Speakers include:

Jasmine Nichole Cobb | Bacca Foundation Associate Professor African & African American Studies and Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University

Cheryl Finley | Inaugural Distinguished Visiting Director at Atlanta University Center Collective for the Study of Art History & Curatorial Studies

Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby | Richard & Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor of the Arts & Humanities, History of Art at U.C. Berkeley

Barbara Krauthamer | Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of History at University of Massachusetts Amherst

Meg Onli | Andrea B. Laporte Associate Curator at Institute of Contemporary Art University of Pennsylvania

Richard J. Powell | John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History at Duke University

More details to come—save the date!

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Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
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