Framing Citizenship

Posted on October 11, 2019

11 October 2019 - 10 h 00 min - 12 h 00 min

Required Reading: Martin A. Berger, “Genre Painting and the Foundations of Modern Race,” in Sight Unseen: Whiteness and American Visual Culture, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005, pp. 11-42.

*Presentation 1: Anna Pegler-Gordon, “Introduction,” in In Sight of America: Photography and the Development of U.S. Immigration Policy, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009, pp. 1-21.

*Presentation 2: Xiaojing Zhou, “Spatial Construction of the ‘Enemy Race’: Miné Okubo’s Visual Strategies in Citizen 13660,” MELUS 32, no. 3 (2007): 51-73—PDF available on Jstor

*Presentation 3: Tanya Sheehan, “Writing the Self through Others: Racial Humor and the Photographic Postcard,” in Study in Black and White: Photography, Race, Humor, University Park: The Pennsylvannia State University Press, 2018, pp. 102-131.

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Instructor: Tatsiana Zhurauliova

Terra Foundation for American Art Center,
Conference Room
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