The Landscape: Real & Imagined | Southern Art/Wider World
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About The Event
This live digital multimedia program explores societal representation and identity through the lens of Walter Anderson’s art and the scholarship of guest lecturer, Ralph Eubanks. This program is part of Southern Art/Wider World, a digital humanities project that places the treasured collection in dialogue with contemporary voices, in order to speak to the interconnectedness of Southern and American ways of life. Cost: Free to the public.
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RALPH EUBANKS is a Visiting Professor of Southern Studies, English, and Honors at the University of Mississippi. He is the author of The House at the End of the Road: The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South and Ever Is a Long Time: A Journey into Mississippi’s Dark Past, which Washington Post book critic Jonathan Yardley named as one of the best nonfiction books of the year. He has contributed articles to the Washington Post Outlook and Style sections, the Wall Street Journal, WIRED, the New Yorker, and National Public Radio. He is a recipient of a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and has been a fellow at the New America Foundation. He is the former editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review at the University of Virginia and served as director of publishing at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., from 1995 to 2013.
Southern Art/Wider World has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: NEH CARES. Additional support is provided by the Mississippi Humanities Council. Presented in partnership with the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi.
Learn more about the project at www.walterandersonmuseum.org/widerworld
Learn more about the National Endowment for the Humanities at www.neh.gov.
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.