The Democratic Lens Scholar Lectures

The Democratic Lens Scholar Lectures

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La Fonda on the Plaza, Lumpkins Ballroom

100 E. San Francisco St.

Santa Fe, NM 87501

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Examining how images have shaped America’s collective memory and inspired individuals to participate in civic life.

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The Democratic Lens scholar lecture series examines how images have shaped America’s collective memory and inspired individuals to participate in civic life. Join us on November 20, 2022, from 10 am - 1:30 pm MT at Santa Fe, New Mexico's La Fonda on the Plaza to hear from leading scholars about how the photograph influenced material culture and the evolving relationship between democracy and civic engagement. Lectures are free and open to the public.

10-11 am | Photography & Restitution: The Civil Potential of the Image with Laura Wexler, Charles H. Farnam Professor of American Studies & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Yale University

11-12 pm | WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Empathy As A Perspective with Anne Wilkes Tucker, Curator Emerita, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

12-1 pm | What Can’t Be Unseen: Photography & Activism with Kymberly Pinder, Ph.D., Dean, Yale School of Art, Yale University

1-1:30 pm| Q&A with Moderator Will Wilson, Photographer & Program Head of Photography, Santa Fe Community College

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Image credit: I Am An American, Oakland, 1942 © Dorothea Lange, retrieved from the Library of Congress

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