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Louisiana Medley: The Social Justice Photography of Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun at Harvard Art Museums

November 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

 |  FREE


November 6, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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In conjunction with the exhibition Winslow Homer: Eyewitness, New Orleans–based photographers Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun will discuss their decades-long, expansive documentary work that explores criminal and environmental justice, the history of slavery, and African American life and culture in the American South. They will be joined in conversation by Makeda Best, the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Harvard Art Museums, and John Stauffer, the Sumner R. and Marshall S. Kates Professor of English and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard; the Department of History of Art and Architecture; the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies; and the Harvard Art Museums.

Winslow Homer: Eyewitness is on view at the Harvard Art Museums from August 31, 2019 through January 5, 2020.

Following the lecture, guests are invited to visit the Winslow Homer: Eyewitness exhibition on Level 3 until 8pm.