The Fisher Center for the Study of Men and Women welcomes Jasmine Alinder, the third speaker in the center’s lecture series this academic year. Alinder will provide a different perspective on the series’ theme of ‘Imprisonment’ with her lecture “Representational Battlegrounds: Photography from Japanese American Incarceration to Abu Ghraib” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10 in the Geneva Room of the Warren Hunting Smith Library. Alinder will also participate in a roundtable discussion with students, staff and faculty on Thursday, Nov. 11 from 9 – 10 a.m. in the Fisher Center.
Alinder is an associate professor of history and co-coordinator of public history at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the author of “Moving Images: Photography and the Japanese American Incarceration.” Her current research, with support from an American Council of Learned Societies Charles Ryskamp fellowship, focuses on photography and the law. She received her Ph.D. in the history of art from the University of Michigan in 1999.
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