Professor of Religious Studies Debra Campbell will discuss Lawrence’s depiction of a Catholic priest and nun in his c. 1968 painting, and the complex position of the Catholic Church within the Civil Rights movement.
Assistant for Access and Outreach Miriam Valle-Mancilla ’16, will use Meleko Mokgosi’s The Root of African Savages to present on how a viewer’s perception of a artwork can be structured by power dynamics and cultural... more >
Afro-Cuban artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons will speak about her work. Please RSVP by February 1st to attend the lunch following the lecture. This event is organized by Colby’s Art Department and supported by the James M.... more >
Zao Wou-Ki’s unique pictorial language drew from a rich variety of sources—ancient and modern, Asian and European. Exhibition co-curator Melissa Walt will examine how the artist moved across time and space in several of the... more >
A conversation between Curator of Academic Programs, Shalini Le Gall, and Assistant Professor of English Jay Sibara on Glenn Ligon’s use of James Baldwin’s Notes of a Native Son (1955) in the work Untitled (2016),... more >