Exposing Slavery

Exposing Slavery with Dr. Matthew Fox-Amato
Posted on 02/14/2020
slaveryOn Thursday, February 20th, please join Neill Public Library in honoring Black History Month with a lecture and discussion by Dr. Matthew Fox-Amato. Dr. Fox-Amato will discuss his book Exposing Slavery: Photography, Human Bondage, and the Birth of Modern Visual Politics in America.

Dr. Fox-Amato is a cultural historian of the United States and a historian of visual and material culture at the University of Idaho. His interests include the nineteenth century, the Civil War era, the presidency, race and ethnicity, journalism, popular culture and visual culture (especially photography). He is particularly interested in connections between the uneven development of American democracy and visual media.

This event takes place Thursday, February 20th at 5:30pm in the Neill Public Library Hecht Room.

The event is free to the public and requires no registration, but please note seating is limited. Light refreshments will be served.