Soirée Européenne Series – Spring 2010

Ulrich Baer

Title: Reading Photographs from the Civil Rights Era: On Hannah Arendt, Gary Winogrand and Historical Possibilities

Date: March 4, 2010

Description: In his Soirée Européenne, Prof. Baer who is a widely published scholar, editor, and translator, he is an expert on 19th- to 21st-century poetry, literary theory, and photography, and has written extensively on the intersection of collective memory, literature, and the arts, will present Photographs from Hannah Arendt, Gary Winogrand among others and describe the unique stories of the civil rights movement contained within them.