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Nineteenth Annual David C. Driskell Center Distinguished Lecture in the Visual Arts in Honor of David C. Driskell

Portrait of Huey Copeland

Nineteenth Annual David C. Driskell Center Distinguished Lecture in the Visual Arts in Honor of David C. Driskell

David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora Thursday, April 15, 2021 5:30 pm-8:00 pm The David C. Driskell Center, 1207

Huey Copeland, Ph.D. is an art historian, critic, teacher, administrator, and occasional curator based in Chicago. Currently, he is Interim Director of the Black Arts Initiative, Arthur Andersen Teaching and Research Professor, and Associate Professor of Art History at Northwestern University, where he also enjoys affiliations with African American Studies, Art Theory & Practice, Critical Theory, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Performance Studies. His research focuses on modern and contemporary transatlantic art with an emphasis on articulations of blackness in the Western visual field. In 2019, his contributions to the field were recognized by the High Museum of Art with the David C. Driskell Prize in African American Art History.

This lecture coincides with the James A. Porter Colloquium on African American Art, organized by Howard University, scheduled for April 16th through April 17th 2021.

Add to Calendar 04/15/21 5:30 PM 04/15/21 8:00 PM America/New_York Nineteenth Annual David C. Driskell Center Distinguished Lecture in the Visual Arts in Honor of David C. Driskell

Huey Copeland, Ph.D. is an art historian, critic, teacher, administrator, and occasional curator based in Chicago. Currently, he is Interim Director of the Black Arts Initiative, Arthur Andersen Teaching and Research Professor, and Associate Professor of Art History at Northwestern University, where he also enjoys affiliations with African American Studies, Art Theory & Practice, Critical Theory, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Performance Studies. His research focuses on modern and contemporary transatlantic art with an emphasis on articulations of blackness in the Western visual field. In 2019, his contributions to the field were recognized by the High Museum of Art with the David C. Driskell Prize in African American Art History.

This lecture coincides with the James A. Porter Colloquium on African American Art, organized by Howard University, scheduled for April 16th through April 17th 2021.

The David C. Driskell Center

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Driskell Center
driskellcenter@umd.edu
(301) 314-2615

Cost

Free