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Dorothea Lange: The Gendered Story of a Visual Intellectual

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Linda Gordon

21 October, Wednesday
7 PM

Presented by the Leon Levy Center for Biography @ CUNY

Join us for the launch event for the highly anticipated biography of a complex figure in the American cultural and political landscape. Widely regarded as the most influential American female photographer of the twentieth century, Dorothea Lange is known for her iconic documentary photographs of the Depression generation. The first biography of this seminal artist, written by renowned historian Linda Gordon, DOROTHEA LANGE: A Life Beyond Limits [W. W. Norton & Company, 2009] is a sweeping account of this fascinating photographer’s life and work.

Linda Gordon is the Florence Kelley Professor of History at New York University. She is the author of numerous books and won the Bancroft Prize for The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction.

Unless otherwise noted, all events are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. We do not offer reserve seating. Please arrive early to get a seat.

CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue @ 34th Street
The Skylight Room – Room 9100

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