April 5: Western photographs

Art history series concludes with William I. Homer Lecture

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11:32 a.m., April 5, 2012--Toby Jurovics, Richard and Mary Holland Curator of American Western Art at the Joslyn Art Museum, will deliver the William I. Homer Lecture at 5:30 p.m. today in 127 Memorial Hall.

"Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan" will examine the work that O'Sullivan did in the 1860s and '70s, in particular with the King and Wheeler surveys, and his continuing influence on contemporary landscape photographers. 

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Aug. 1: Free concert

The fifth annual Jazz Vibes Workshop will present a free public concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, in the Loudis Recital Hall of the Amy E. du Pont Music Building on the UD's Newark campus.

Aug. 7: iCanConnect at CDS

Experts in disabilities technology will explore the iCanConnect program during a Lunchtime Learning session on Aug. 7 at UD's Center for Disabilities Studies.

The William I. Homer Lecture is named in honor of the photography historian and author who is H. Rodney Sharp Professor Emeritus of Art History at UD. 

Jurovics' talk completes the 2011-12 Department of Art History lecture series, titled "Picturing Identity: Explorations Across Time," that began in the fall. 

The series, organized each year by a committee made up of several graduate students and a faculty member, brings prominent scholars, curators and visual artists to campus to lecture on a variety of topics in art history.

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