Paul R. Jones Annual Lecture

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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. She has an affiliated appointment with the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, Africana Studies. A practicing artist, renowned scholar, educator and curator, Deborah Willis has shaped the study of Black photography across the globe.

A recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship, Willis is the author of more than twenty books, including the just published, The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and Citizenship, NYU Press, 2021. Closed Captioning provided.  Funded by the College of Arts and Sciences Paul R. Jones Initiative, this event is hosted by the Department of English and co-sponsored by the Departments of Africana Studies, Art & Design, Art Conservation, Art History, English and the Museum Studies Program.

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 6:00pm to 7:15pm

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