Rebecca VanDiver Featured in McGill Hour Talk on October 1

Rebecca VanDiver, assistant professor of history of art, will give a talk as part of Vanderbilt’s McGill Hour series on Thursday, October 1. Her presentation is entitled “Hands Up/Camera Ready: Emmett, Trayvon, and Michael, Photograph, History, and Violence.”

VanDiver teaches courses on modern/contemporary African American and African art and visual culture. Her research centers on articulations of blackness in twentieth century African American art, African American artistic engagements with Africa, and the history of display and collection of African culture in the West.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s