Oct. 21: History lecture to focus on censored images of internment camps
Linda Gordon


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12:09 p.m., Oct. 7, 2010----Linda Gordon, the Florence Kelley Professor of History at New York University, will present the William Watson Harrington Lecture sponsored by the University of Delaware Department of History at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 21, in Room 104 of Gore Hall.

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Gordon will speak on the topic “Censored: Dorothea Lange's Photographs of Japanese American Internment During World War II.”

Gordon is the author of Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (Norton, 2009), which won the 2010 Bancroft Prize for best book in American history and the 2009 Los Angeles Times book prize in biography.

She also is co-editor of Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment (Norton, 2008).

The event is co-sponsored by the Department of Women's Studies, the Department of Art History and the Committee on Cultural Activities and Public Events of the University Faculty Senate.

A reception will follow the lecture in the Gore Hall atrium.