Panel One - Wednesday, April 7

(1:10 – 3pm EST)

Abbreviated (10 – 15 minute) summaries of pre-circulated papers, followed by discussion/Q&A

Nicholas Mirzoeff

An Antiracist Way of Seeing: Notting Hill and Critical Visuality
Nicholas Mirzoeff is Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. He is a visual activist, working at the intersection of politics, race and global/visual culture. In 2020-21 he is ACLS/Mellon Scholar and Society fellow in residence at the Magnum Foundation, New York.

Sarah Elizabeth Lewis

The Arena of Suspension: Carrie Mae Weems, Bryan Stevenson, and the “Ground” in the Stand Your Ground Law Era
Sarah Elizabeth Lewis is an associate professor at Harvard University in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Department of African and African American Studies. She is the founder of the Vision and Justice Project.