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Deborah Willis: Master Class on African Americans and Civil War Photography

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Friday, March 01, 2019
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11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Deborah Willis
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A Conversation with Deborah Willis

MASTER CLASS on African Americans and Civil War Photography
Lunch served at 11:30 am | Seminar 12:00-2:00 pm | RSVP Required
From Slavery to Freedom Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C106)

Join Dr. Deborah Willis for a master class that will teach about photography of the Civil War and images of African American soldiers. Registration and prior reading required. Please email to RSVP.

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.

Contact: Jennifer Zhou