Panel Discussion: Interrogating Biases at LIFE Magazine


Panel Discussion: Interrogating Biases at LIFE Magazine

Friday, September 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for a live webinar roundtable as Princeton voices from across disciplines consider the ways intersectional biases persistent in the US in the middle of the twentieth century informed Life magazine. How, for example, can editorial thinking about race, Christianity, gender, and heteronormativity be located the magazine’s photographic agenda, journalistic intentions, and historic reach? Participants include Eden Consenstein (Religion), Tessa Desmond (American Studies), and Autumn Womack (English). Moderated by Katherine A. Bussard, the Peter C. Bunnell Curator of Photography.

Free registration for Panel Discussion: Interrogating Biases at LIFE Magazine via Zoom here. (when prompted, click to sign in as “attendee”)

This event will include live closed captions in both English and Spanish. English captions are available directly in the Zoom toolbar by clicking the "CC" icon. To access Spanish-language captioning, open Streamtext, where you can select “Spanish” to see the live captioning.

Para acceder a los subtítulos en varios idiomas, ingrese al seminario web de Zoom durante un evento en vivo, luego abra un navegador web separado para visitar esta página donde puede seleccionar" español "o el idioma de su elección.

Spanish-language live closed-captioning for this program is made possible by the Rapid Response Magic Project of the Princeton University Humanities Council.

Carl Mydans (American, 1907–2004), New arrivals at Japanese incarceration camp, Tule Lake, California, 1944. Gelatin silver print. LIFE Picture Collection. © 1944 The Picture Collection Inc. All rights reserved.