Reading Group on Slavery and Visual Culture

Oct. 25

5:00–6:30 pm
Rosenwald Hall, Room 405
1101 E. 58th St.

The first reading group meeting of the 2019 - 2020 academic year will focus on two chapters from Slave Portraiture in the Atlantic World (Cambridge University Press, 2013), edited by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz and Angela Rosenthal:

  • “Introduction: Envisioning Slave Portraiture,” by Angela Rosenthal and Agnes Lugo-Ortiz;
  • “Looking for Scipio Moorhead: An ‘African Painter’ in Revolutionary North America,” by Eric Slauter

Authors Agnes Lugo-Ortiz (Romance Languages, UChicago) and Eric Slauter (English, UChicago) will lead the discussion.