Colloquium with Professor Huey Copeland

March 29, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location and Address

Humanities Center 

602 Cathedral of Learning 


Huey Copeland is an art historian, critic, and sometime curator who is the author of Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery, and the Site of Blackness in Multicultural America (UC Press, 2013), about four contemporary African American artists. He has published widely in a variety of literary reviews, art-critical publications, and academic journals, much of it on the issue of slavery and its aftermath in contemporary art.


Selections from Bound to Appear and one other essay are available as advanced readings for the colloquium. Click here and here to download the colloquium readings. 


This event follows a lecture Huey Copeland is giving at Carnegie Mellon University on March 28th. More information can be found here


Huey Copeland's University of Pittsburgh visit is sponsored by the Department of History of Art and Architecture.


Huey Copeland (Department of Art History, Northwestern University) will read and discuss selected essays during this Humanities Center Colloquium.