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Public Symposia
History, Photography, and Race in the South: From the Civil War to Now

April 13 from 3:30 to 5:00
April 14 from 10:30 to 1:00
East Building Auditorium

This program is held on the occasion of the exhibition Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings. On April 13, the keynote address is presented at 3:30 by Grace Elizabeth Hale, Commonwealth Chair of American Studies and History at the University of Virginia. On April 14, the symposium resumes at 10:30 with illustrated presentations by noted scholars, including LeRonn P. Brooks, assistant professor of Africana studies, Lehman College, curator, The Racial Imaginary Institute, and art consultant, Bronx Council on the Arts; Katherine Henninger, associate professor, departments of English and women's and gender studies, Louisiana State University; Shawn Michelle Smith, professor and chair, department of visual and critical studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; and Maurice Wallace, associate professor, department of English, and associate director, Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies, University of Virginia.

Made possible by the James D. and Kathryn K. Steele Fund for Photography

Sally Mann, Deep South, Untitled (Fontainebleau), 1998, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Promised Gift of Stephen G. Stein Employee Benefit Trust

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