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
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.