March 14: Craven Lecture

Emory University's Kasfir to present Wayne Craven Lecture

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8:41 a.m., March 11, 2013--Sidney Kasfir, professor emerita of art history at Emory University, will present the University of Delaware Department of Art History’s Wayne Craven Lecture at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 14, in 127 Memorial Hall.

Kasfir will speak on the topic “Can This Patient Be Saved? Schism and Generational Shift in the Field of African Art History.”

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The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of Arts History at 831-8415 or visit the department’s website.

The lecture honors Craven, Henry Francis du Pont Professor Emeritus of Art History at UD, who was among the pioneer scholars of his generation in helping establish the field of American art as a legitimate subject of scholarly investigation.

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