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Please join the Mills College at Northeastern University Department of Art and Visual Culture for our first guest lecture of the 2022-23 academic year. We are proud to present Deborah Willis: Framing Moments in Art & History on September 21st at 7 PM in Danforth Lecture Hall.
A photographer, historian and curator, Deborah Willis, PhD, is also University Professor and Chair of the Art Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. She is the recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship and a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. She is the author of The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and Citizenship and Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present, among others. Professor Willis's curated exhibitions include: "Framing Moments in the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts," "Migrations and Meanings in Art," "Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits" at the International Center of Photography; "Out of Fashion Photography;" "Framing Beauty" at the Henry Art Gallery and "Reframing Beauty: Intimate Moments" at Indiana University.
Supported by the Corenah Wright Speaker Series Fund. This lecture is free and open to the public.
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