CAS Lecture Series: The Artifice of Self: Freedom and Photography in Post-Abolition Coastal East Africa

Event time: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Prita Meier is an Africanist art and architectural historian at New York University. Her scholarship focuses on the cultural and aesthetic politics of ports cities and border territories, and she is the author of Swahili Port Cities: Architecture of Elsewhere. Meier is also co-editor of World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean. Her current research focuses on the material technologies and image cultures of travel and transportation in the African Indian Ocean world.

Prita Meier, Associate Professor of Art History, New York University