Claiming Citizenship: African Americans and New Deal Photography
January 17–February 22, 2013
Rickie Solinger, curator
Lane Hall Gallery
204 South State St.
An exhibition of photographs illustrating how African Americans took opportunities opened up by government programs in the 1930s to claim their status as dignified persons and citizens, in some respects laying foundations for the Civil Rights Movement.
Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, the Department of Women's Studies, the LSA Understanding Race Theme Semester, the Institute for the Humanities, the Center for the Education of Women, Rackham Graduate School, and the Departments History, History of Art, English Language and Literature, Afroamerican and African Studies, and American Culture.
"New Deal Visualities: Figures of Difference in Photographic Claims to Citizenship," panel discussion featuring U-M faculty members Sara Blair and Joshua Miller. January 17, 2013,
4:00–5:00 PM. 2239 Lane Hall
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