James A. Porter Colloquium 2017

Friday April 7- Sunday April 9, 2017

Colloquium Main Location: School of Medicine Auditorium, Seeley-Mudd Medical School, Howard University – 520 W St NW, Washington, DC 20059

Day 1 –

10:10 – 10:55: Opening Lecture: Bridget R. Cooks, Associate Professor, Department of African American Studies and Department of Art History, University of California, Irvine  “The Everlasting Now”

1:30 – 2:00: Artist’s Reflection on the Archive Sadie Barnette, artist

4:10 – 4:50: Art Collecting Institutions and the African American Archival Legacy: Museum Archives Panel

Day 2 – 

10:00 – 10:50: New Art Histories Panel

11:30 – 12:00: Artist Talk – Adger Cowans

3:15 – 4:05: Floyd Coleman Lecture – Lorna Simpson

 

 

 

Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson

Artists

Keynote Lecture, Friday April 7, 2017 @ 5PM

Gala and Awards Dinner

James J. Davis, Ph.D.

James J. Davis, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Humanities

Master of Ceremonies
7:00 – 10:30 | School of Law Auditorium, Howard University  2900 Van Ness St NW, Washington, DC 20008

HONOREES

Adger Cowans

Adger Cowans

Artists

Lifetime Achievement Award    
Kinshasha Holman Conwill

Kinshasha Holman Conwill

Deputy Director - NMAAHC

Humanitarian Award 
Dawoud Bey

Dawoud Bey

Artists

Lifetime Achievement Award
Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson

Artists

Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Kellie Jones

Dr. Kellie Jones

Associate Professor in Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University

James A. Porter Book Award