Carol Ann Carter Lecture: “Art @ Work: Mapping Transformation”
Humanities Lecture Series
- Thursday, April 24, 2008, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Kansas Union, Alderson Auditorium, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence
- Cost: Free
- Age limit: All ages
Carol Ann Carter, professor of art at the University of Kansas, will present the final installment of the 2007-08 Humanities Lecture Series, sponsored by the Hall Center for the Humanities.Carter's lecture, "Art@Work: Mapping Transformation," is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Alderson Auditorium at the Kansas Union. It is free and open to the public.Carter has shown her work internationally in individual and group exhibitions. Her creative work, which began in intaglio printmaking, advanced to mixed media painting and fiber construction in 1984. She is currently working in multimedia installation-performance, mixed media and digital imaging and video. She is also interested in collaboration across cultures and disciplines in the arts.Carter received a bachelor's degree from the Herron School of Art at Indiana University and master's degree from the University of Notre Dame. She has earned a National Endowment Individual Artists Award, a Lilly Foundation Open Faculty Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral for Minorities Fellowship and a J.W. Fulbright Fellowship for research in Stockholm, Sweden. Carter was the 1995 Langston Hughes Visiting Professor at KU and joined the faculty the following year.Founded in 1947, the Humanities Lecture Series is the oldest continuing series at KU. More than 150 eminent scholars from around the world have participated in the program, including author Vladimir Nabokov, painter Thomas Hart and author Aldous Huxley. Recent lecturers have included literary theorist Edward Said, former New York Times science reporter Dava Sobel and biologist E.O. Wilson. Shortly after the program's inception, a lecture by one outstanding KU faculty member was added to each year's schedule.The event is supported by the Friends of the Hall Center.