Sarah Lewis, "Groundwork: Race and Aesthetics in the Era of Stand Your Ground Law" - Hans Vetter Memorial Lecture


Monday, March 29, 2021, 7:00pm



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"GROUNDWORK: RACE AND AESTHETICS IN THE ERA OF STAND YOUR GROUND LAW Sarah Lewis is founder of the Vision & Justice Project. Her forthcoming publications include Caucasian War (Harvard University Press, 2022) and a book on race and aesthetics in the Stand Your Ground era. More information on her lecture can be found via this excerpt.

SARAH LEWIS is an Associate Professor at Harvard University in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Department of African and African American Studies. Her debut book The Rise analyzes the idea of failure, focusing on case studies that reveal how setbacks can become a tool enabling us to master our destinies. She is also the guest editor of the “Vision & Justice” issue of Aperture—a landmark collection that address race, photography, and social justice. Her articles on race, contemporary art, and culture have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Artforum, and more."