Coney Island Symposium: An Intersection of Art & Identity

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In conjunction with the exhibition “CONEY ISLAND: VISIONS OF AN AMERICAN DREAMLAND, 1861-2008” @ Yale’s Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art a symposium will take place on February 28th.

Event: Coney Island Symposium: An Intersection of Art & Identity
When: February 28, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Panelists & Presenters

Arnold Mesches
Marie Roberts
Frederick Brosen
Joseph Koerner, Professor of History of Art & Architecture, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Harvard University
Olivia White, Director, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
Robert Steele, Former Director, David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts & Culture of African Americans & the African Diaspora, University of Maryland, College Park
Davarian Baldwin, Professor of American Studies, Trinity College
Robyn Autry, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Wesleyan University
Charles Denson, Co-founder, Coney Island History Project
Joshua Glick, Assistant Professor of English & Film Studies, Hendrix College
Nick Carr, New York City Move Location Scout
Charles Musser, Professor of Film & Media Studies, Yale University

Symposium Program Schedule