[PAST EVENT] Surface Feeling: Moroccan Art and the Politics of Whitewash in the City: lecture by Prof. Pieprzak

February 22, 2019
3:30pm - 5pm
Washington Hall, Room 201
241 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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This year's Fauvel Lecture in French & Francophone Studies will feature a talk by Prof. Pieprzak on "Surface Feeling: Moroccan Art and the Politics of Whitewash in the City."

201 Washington Hall, 3:30-5:00 pm.

Prof. Pieprzak is Associate Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Francophone Literature, French Language, and Comparative Literature at Williams College. She is a specialist in contemporary Francophone literature and art from North Africa, and is the author of Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Morocco (University of Minnesota Press, January 2010). She has published numerous articles and coedited Land and Landscape in Francographic Literature: Remapping Uncertain Territories (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007), as well as Africanity in North African Visual Culture (a special issue of Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture 5: Spring 2010).

This event is co-sponsored by the Deans of Arts & Sciences; the Reves Center; Modern Languages & Literatures; AMES; Art & Art History; Africana Studies.