British photographic history

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Event Details


Time: April 27, 2012 all day
Location: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Street: Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library, 169 College Avenue
City/Town: New Brunswick, NJ
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Event Type: conference
Organized By: Tanya Sheehan and Andrés Zervigón, Rutgers University
Latest Activity: Jan 22, 2012

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Event Description

Friday, April 27, 2012



How do we tell the story of photography’s beginnings? Who invented the medium? When and where was the first photograph made? What shaped the earliest ideas about and conventions of photography? Why do we ask such questions?



Jordan Bear, University of Toronto

Mirjam Brusius, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and University of Cambridge

Marcy Dinius, DePaul University

Anne McCauley, Princeton University

Terry Matilsky, Rutgers University

Julia Munro, Georgia Institute of Technology

Stephen Pinson, New York Public Library

Beth Saunders, CUNY Graduate Center

Shawn Michelle Smith, Art Institute of Chicago


Introductions by organizers Tanya Sheehan and Andrés Zervigón, Rutgers University


Sponsored by the Center for Cultural Analysis, School of Arts and

Sciences, and the Office of the Vice President for Research at Rutgers University.


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