Autobiography/Performance/Identity: A Symposium on African American and African Diasporan Women in the Visual Arts

Margo Humphrey 2009, Lady Luck Says Come Take a Chance

Friday, March 5–Saturday, March 6, 2010
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora at University of Maryland, College Park, announce  

Autobiography/Performance/Identity: A Symposium on African American and African Diasporan Women in the Visual Arts  

Friday, March 5, 2010

David C. Driskell Center
University of Maryland, College Park
 

Opening Reception Time: 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. 

Performance
Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons 

Exhibition on View
Her Story: Margo Humphrey, Lithographs and Works on Paper 

Book Signing
Margo Humphrey, Margo Humphrey, Volume VII
Adrienne L. Childs, Pomegranate, David C. Driskell Series of African American Art 

Saturday, March 6, 2010

UMUC Inn and Conference Center
Adelphi, MD
 

Symposium Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 

Leading scholars will present on African diasporan women in art, with topics to include: 

Keynote
Lorraine O'Grady, Performance Artist 

The New Negress: Kara Walker does Josephine Baker
Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, PhD, University of Pennsylvania 

En-Acting Others: Exploring Biography in Identity Performance
Cherise Smith, PhD, University of Texas at Austin 

The Arts of Healing
Lisa Gail Collins, PhD, Vassar College 

Andrea Chung’s Cutouts: Photography and Rememory in the Caribbean
Krista Thompson, PhD, Northwestern University 

Autobiography in the Work of Contemporary African Artists: Marasela, Kure, Essaydi
Christa Clarke, PhD, The Newark Museum

Event Pricing

General Admission: $100
UMUC and UMCP Faculty: $75
Students: $40  

*Limited scholarship opportunities are available to students of University of Maryland University College; University of Maryland, College Park; and Maryland high schools. To apply, contact Angela Hutchison at eventsandarts@umuc.edu or at 301-985-7937.