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.

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