June 28, 2022

“Sights of Struggle: Race, Art, Pedagogy” Lecture Tonight

Leigh Raiford, associate professor of African American studies at the University of California, Berkeley, will present the lecture “Sights of Struggle: Race, Art, Pedagogy” tonight. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in Lee Hall, Room 411 and is free and open to the public.

Raiford is the author of “Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare: Photography and the African American Freedom Struggle” (University of North Carolina Press, 2011) and co-editor with Renee Romano of “The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory” (University of Georgia Press, 2006).

The lecture is part of the “James Farmer and the Struggle for Civil Rights” freshman seminar course and is sponsored by the James Farmer Lecturer and Postdoctoral Committee.

For more information, contact Jess Rigelhaupt at (540) 654-1480.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.