Wittreich Lecture-Shawn Michelle Smith
The Department of English's Wittreich Endowment hosts guest speaker, Shawn Michelle Smith from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Mar 21, 2012
from 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
|Where||Chao Auditorium-Ekstrom Library|
|Contact Name||Steven Gonzales|
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Shawn Michelle Smith is currently Associate Professor for both Visual and Critical Studies and Art History-Theory and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. (since 2006) Educational Background: BA, 1987, Stanford University; MA, 1992, and PhD, 1994, University of California, San Diego. Books: Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture; American Archives: Gender, Race, and Class in Visual Culture. Publications: African American Review, The Yale Journal of Criticism, Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Camerawork: A Journal of Photographic Arts. Awards: Tanner Humanities Center Fellowship, University of Utah; Irene Diamond Foundation Fellowship, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; Center for the Humanities Fellowship, Oregon State University.