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RICHARD STREET, Anschutz Distinguished Fellow in American Studies
“Photographer’s Double / Searching for Cover”
Monday, November 17, 4:30pm

Richard Street is a historian of photography, labor, California, and the American West, focusing on farm labor and its attendant issues. He has received many California journalism and photojournalism prizes, as well as numerous academic awards.

Dr. Street has photographed and written essays on Haiti’s transition from dictatorship to democracy to anarchy; TB; the U.S.-Mexico border; the United Farm Workers Union; corporate farming; organic agriculture; the wine industry; the UC Davis department of Viticulture and Enology; and the immigrant community of canyon campers in North San Diego County. He has produced a comprehensive, six-volume history of California farmworkers 1679-2000, including two volumes on the photographers and photography, two on the contemporary situation, and two works of narrative history describing the emergence of the farmworker class and the struggle to organize and develop countervailing power.

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Other events in the series:

* All events are free and open to the public

LAURA LETINSKY, Artist
Thursday, October 9, 12:30pm

ARTHUR OU, Artist
Thursday, October 16, 12:30pm

DEANA LAWSON, Artist
Wednesday, October 22, 12:30pm

LISA OPPENHEIM, Artist
Thursday, November 6, 12:30pm

JEFF WHETSTONE, Artist
Thursday, November 13, 12:30pm

DYANNA TAYLOR, Film Director
“Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning”
Sunday, November 16, 4:30pm

 

 

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Presented By

  • Program in Visual Arts
  • Program in American Studies

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