The Photographer as Sociologist/The Historian as Photographer

Date
Nov 16, 2014, 4:30 pmNov 17, 2014, 6:00 pm
Location
McCormick Hall, Room 101
Speakers
Sponsors
  • Program in American Studies
  • Program in Visual Arts
  • Department of Art and Archaeology
  • Department of History
  • Department of Sociology
  • Princeton Art Museum
Event Description
Migrant mother

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Sunday, November 16, 4:30 p.m.

Film screening of PBS American Masters series documentary followed by discussion with the filmmaker, Dyanna Taylor, and Anschutz Distinguished Fellow Richard Steven Street and NYU Professor of History Linda Gordon.

Photographer’s Double/Searching for Cover:  The Historian as Photographer/The Photographer as Historian

Monday, November 17, 4:30 p.m.

Richard Steven Street will explore the challenge of crossing disciplines to carry on, extend, and amplify the work of Dorothea Lange. Followed by discussion with Street, Taylor, and Professor of History Martha Sandweiss.