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Art & Art History

University of Mississippi

Art Talks 2020

February 5, 2020 / 120 Meek Hall / @ 5:00 p.m.


Dr. Mary Trent, College of Charleston

“Escaping Slavery While ‘Passing’ and in Drag: The Story of Abolitionist, Mother, Wife, and Mixed-Race Fugitive Ellen Craft”

Craft’s Story

March 18, 2020 / 120 Meek Hall / @ 5:00 p.m.


Dr. Karen Barber, Delta State University

“So You Think You’d Like to Be a Curator? An Introduction to the Field”

Barber has worked as a curator at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

April 14, 2020 / 120 Meek Hall / @ 5:00 p.m.


Clare Torina, Artist, and Co-Founder of Flyweight

Clare will be giving a lecture about her work and practice. Additionally, she will be discussing her current project Flyweight, a miniature art space created with co-founder Jesse Cesario.