Civil War History Journal Roundtable: Deborah Willis’ The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and Citizenship

Event time: 
Friday, May 13, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
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Admission: 
Free
Event description: 

Organized by journal editors Crystal Feimster and Jim Downs
Introductions: David Blight
Moderator: Jim Downs (Gilder Lehrman-National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Civil War Era Studies and History, Gettysburg College)
Panelists
· Cheryl Finley (Spelman College, Director of Atlanta University Center Collective for the Study of Art History and Curatorial Studies)
· Matthew Fox-Amato (History Department, University of Idaho)
· Sarah Lewis (Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture and African and African American Studies, Harvard University)
· Nell Painter (Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, Princeton University)
· Ann M. Shumard (Senior Curator of Photographs, Smithsonian, National Portrait Gallery)
· Deborah Willis (University Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University)