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Historian Jasmine Alinder to present lecture on "The Right to Representation: Photography, War and Censorship in the Wake of 9/11"

February 12, 2013

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee history professor Jasmine Alinder will discuss "The Right to Representation: Photography, War and Censorship in the Wake of 9/11" on February 20, at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street (between Clinton and Jefferson streets) in Chicago. The program, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Humanities.

Professor Jasmine AlinderA member of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee history faculty since 2003, Professor Alinder teaches courses in public history, photographs as historical sources, photography and imperialism, the history and politics of museums, multicultural America, and local photography. She is the author of Moving Images: Photography and the Japanese American Incarceration (University of Illinois Press 2009). Her research interests include law and photography, the history of photography, race and representation, civil rights in Milwaukee, and socialism in Milwaukee. Professor Alinder also serves as coordinator of the university's public history program.

Founded in 1888, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is celebrating "125 years of distinctive legal education." IIT Chicago-Kent is the law school of Illinois Institute of Technology, a private, Ph.D.-granting institution with programs in engineering, psychology, architecture, business, design and law.

IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Humanities was created to facilitate, support and encourage symposia, lectures, scholarship, and faculty discussion on the relationship between law and other humanistic disciplines. It provides opportunities for faculty and students to integrate humanities-based studies with the study of law and to explore the increasingly rich and diverse scholarship in areas such as legal philosophy, legal history, law and literature, and law and religion.

For More Information:

Susan O'Brien
Assistant Dean for Public Affairs
(312) 906-5250