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Franklin Research Center 25th Anniversary Opening
Join us for a lecture “Visualizing a Shared Ethos: Van Der Zee and Blake as Peers” by Dr. Emilie Boone, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at New York City College of Technology, CUNY. A scholar of art and visual culture of the African Diaspora with a focus on photography, Boone has a forthcoming book on photographer James Van Der Zee. Her lecture will respond to the exhibition, "James Van Der Zee and Michael Francis Blake: Picturing Blackness in the 1920s," currently on display in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. The exhibit is sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History & Culture as part of it's 25th anniversary commemoration.

Sep 14, 2021 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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