Sunday, March 25, 2012
The 4th Annual "America Unseen" Photography Lecture, sponsored by the Department of American Studies, St. John Fisher College.
Thursday April 12th, at 7:30 p.m.
in Basil Hall, Room 135.
Free and Open to the Public.
Brief Bio Note:
Alex Harris is a professor of the practice of public policy and documentary studies at Duke where he is also a founder of The Center for Documentary Studies and DoubleTake Magazine. Alex has photographed extensively in the American South, New Mexico, Alaska, and Cuba. His work is represented in major collections including The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and The Museum of Modern Art in New York. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography and a Lyndhurst Prize. As a photographer and editor, Alex has published fourteen books including most recently, The Idea of Cuba. His next book, a collaboration with the evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson, is called Why We Are Here Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City, and will be published by Norton in the fall of this year.