Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 5:30pm
Social Sciences Building (SOS), 250
3502 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Revival and Subversion: Snapshot Performances, From Kodak to Kara Walker
Tuesday, February 20
Tanya Sheehan, Colby College
Situating Kara Walker’s A Subtlety (2014) in the context of historical amateur photography, this talk examines how racial humor has supported the photographic construction of white and black identities since the early twentieth century.