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Lecture – Maurie McInnis, American Art

Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade; cover of book written by Maurie McInnisRoom 133, William H. Gates Hall (Law School)
Thursday, 08 November 2012, 7:30pm

Maurie McInnis is a Professor of American art and Material Culture at University of Virginia. She will be giving a lecture titled “Slaves Waiting for Sale: Visualizing the American Slave Trade.” McInnis’ book, Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade, was published in December 2011 by University of Chicago Press and received the 24th Annual Eldredge Prize from the Smithsonian Institution in April 2012. This event is part of the Allan and Mary Kollar Lectures on American Art and Artists presented by the Division of Art History in the School of Art. A reception will be held in room 115 of William H. Gates Hall following the lecture. The lecture and reception are free and open to the public. The organizers ask that you register online.

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