Photography and the American Dream

Vintage photograph of African Americans in front of a billboard with a white family in a car

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AMST 3010 Photography and the American Dream is an American studies class that explores the ways that poverty is represented in three major American newspapers. The class, taught by Visiting Associate Professor Bill Gaskins, art, seeks to expand the visual, media, social and historical literacy of students at Cornell. Students from the class will share their thoughts on photography and the meaning of the American dream through an evening of public talks in the Lynch Conference Room of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP by Monday, April 20.

Photography and the American Dream is sponsored by the Johnson Museum of Art and the American Studies Program.
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