Skip to main content

F986 Fall 2018 Lynching Photography and Representations of Racial Violence in the United States

Course number : F986 Fall 2018   
« back to classes page
F986 Fall 2018 Lynching Photography and Representations of Racial Violence in the United States
Monday, 9:40–11:05, Oct. 22
Tallwood
Instructor: LaNitra Berger
Coordinator: Martha Powers
This course will discuss how lynching photography and representations of lynching in American art provide historical information and context for racial violence in the United States. We will also discuss how these images are viewed in contemporary society.
LaNitra M. Berger is director of fellowships in the Honors College at George Mason University. She studies the artistic intersections between the African and Jewish diasporas. Berger is the author of the book chapter “Women’s Role in Mob Violence: Lynchings and Abu Ghraib.” in the book One of the Guys: Women as Aggressors and Torturers. She earned her BA in art and international relations from Stanford and her MA and PhD in art history from Duke.
 

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Location
Tallwood Campus

Instructor
MultipleInstructor :
1.LaNitra Berger2.Martha Powers 

Class Fee: 

$0.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/22/2018 - 10/22/2018 Weekly - Mon 9:40 AM - 11:05 AM Fairfax, Tallwood Campus  Map Martha Powers  ; LaNitra Berger 

  OLLI on Facebook          OLLI on You Tube