Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence

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Foregoing the political lens through which we usually look back at racial photography, this talk returns racial photography into the history of science and addresses it as a form of scientific evidence. Morris-Reich reconstructs individual cases, conceptual genealogies, and patterns of practice of the use of photography and photographic techniques

Start

May 25, 2017 - 4:00 pm

End

May 25, 2017 - 5:30 pm

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314 Royce Hall   View map

Foregoing the political lens through which we usually look back at racial photography, this talk returns racial photography into the history of science and addresses it as a form of scientific evidence. Morris-Reich reconstructs individual cases, conceptual genealogies, and patterns of practice of the use of photography and photographic techniques for the study of “race” from the nineteenth century to the Nazi period.

AMOS MORRIS-REICH
(University of Haifa)

Cosponsored by the
UCLA Department of History
UCLA Department of Germanic Languages
UCLA Department of Art History

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(310) 267-5327

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