Picturing Us: The Work of Deborah Willis
PICTURING US: The Work of Deborah Willis
Conversation 5:00 pm | Reception 6:00 pm | Books available for purchase
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall (Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C105)
Join Dr. Deborah Willis and Dr. Jasmine Cobb for a public conversation on Willis's body of work since "Picturing Us," including research examining photography's multifaceted histories, visual culture, the photographic history of Slavery and Emancipation; contemporary women photographers and beauty.
ABOUT DEBORAH WILLIS:
Deborah Willis, Ph.D, is University Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and has an affiliated appointment with the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Social & Cultural, Africana Studies, where she teaches courses on Photography & Imaging, iconicity, and cultural histories visualizing the black body, women, and gender. She has pursued a dual professional career as an art photographer and as one of the nation's leading historians of African American photography and curator of African American culture.