Orality and the Native Image

Nancy Marie Mithlo, Associate Professor, Department of Art History and American Indian Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Anne Ray Resident Scholar, SAR

Colloquium, SAR Boardroom

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 12:00–1:00 pm, Free

Nancy Marie MithloNancy Marie MithloMembership Lecture “Pride, Prejudice, and Power: Indigenous Arts Movements at Home and Abroad,” on March 1, 2012.Nancy Marie MithloMembership Lecture “Pride, Prejudice, and Power: Indigenous Arts Movements at Home and Abroad,” on March 1, 2012.

The repatriation of historic photographs to original source communities often elicits oral responses as memory and imagination are animated. This exchange between verbal and visual knowledge transcends simple translation alone, offering fertile spaces of intercultural dialogue where political claims can be nonconfrontationally presented.

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