Jan 20
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Gallery Talk with ...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Gallery Talk with ...

Presented by Haggerty Museum of Art at Haggerty Museum of Art - Marquette University

During Milwaukee Museum Week the Haggerty Museum of Art is exhibiting Joel Sternfeld’s photograph The National Civil Rights Museum, Formerly the Lorrain Motel, 450 Mulberry Street, Memphis TN, August 1993. At 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20 Dr. Cedric Burrows will discuss this photograph in the context of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy. Dr. Burrows is an Assistant Professor of English at Marquette University. His dissertation (Re)Reading Readers: The Construction of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X in Composition Textbooks investigated how King and Malcolm X have been anthologized in first-year writing textbooks. Dr. Burrow’s article on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has recently been published in the Oxford Online Bibliographies–American Literature. 

Image: Joel Sternfeld, American, b. 1944 , The National Civil Rights Museum, Formerly the Lorrain Motel, 450 Mulberry Street, Memphis TN, August 1993, 1995, Chromogenic color print, 18 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches, 2009.21, Museum purchase with funds from Mrs. Martha W. Smith by exchange, Collection of the Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University

Dates & Times

2020/01/20 - 2020/01/20

Location Info

Haggerty Museum of Art - Marquette University

530 N. 13th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53201