Artists & Curators

Artist: Glenn Ligon

Symposium Speaker: Kimberly Rae Connor '79, University of San Francisco

Symposium Speaker: Crystal Feimster, Yale University

Symposium Speaker: Scott Hancock, Gettysburg College

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Exhibit Dates

January 23 - March 8, 2014

Reception Date

February 21, 2014

Description

This exhibition features nine prints by prominent contemporary artist Glenn Ligon, given to Gettysburg College by Dr. Kimberly Rae Connor ’79. The lithographs examine the critical place of slave narratives, oppression and freedom in African-American history and identity.

See the full exhibit catalog here.

Keywords

Lithographs, Slave Narratives, Slavery, Civil Rights Movement, African American History

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