Magazine article Humanities

Calendar: Endowment-Supported Events

Magazine article Humanities

Calendar: Endowment-Supported Events

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"For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights" explores the historic role played by visual images in shaping the fight for civil rights, from a gruesome 1955 black-and-white photograph of Emmett TiITs corpse, taken shortly after his murder, to intimate portraits of black life. The exhibit is on view starting June 10 at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

Colonial Williamsburg's website "From Subjects to Citizens: Williamsburg and the American Revolution" launches May 6. The site (www.ouramericanrevolution.org) is rich in multimedia content, allowing users not only to read lavishly illustrated text and scholarly articles but also to zoom in on an architectural detail or an image adorning a period punch bowl.

"Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts" opens June 5 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. …

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