Reframed Meanings: Early Photography of Japan as Souvenir/Science

12 Oct
Thursday, October 14 · 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Hallock Auditorium, Lewis Center for Environmental Studies

David Odo is the Bradley Assistant Curator of Academic Affairs at the Yale University Art Gallery. He previously taught in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University. Odo received his D.Phil. in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Oxford, and has held numerous research fellowships, including appointments at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the Freer/Sackler Galleries, Harvard University, and the University… of Tokyo. He has edited, curated and published work on early Japanese and Asian photography. His most recent publications are Unknown Japan: Reconsidering Early Photographs, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (2008) and “Expeditionary Photographs of the Ogasawara Islands, 1875-76” (in History of Photography, 2009).
Part of the AMAM “Photography & Politics” Lecture Series, made possible by the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Art Department Baldwin Fund, as well as contributions from the History Department and the Department of French and Italian.
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