Events Calendar

Events are free and take place in a variety of locations and formats. The Museum is committed to accessibility for all visitors. Our efforts are ongoing. To request an accommodation for an upcoming event, please contact the Museum in advance at spencerart@ku.edu or 785.864.4710.

October 29

Talk

FRANKLIN D. MURPHY LECTURE SERIES - INTERSECTIONS OF IDENTITY: EXPRESSION, EXCHANGE, AND HYBRIDITY UNFINISHED (WE ARE WHAT’S LEFT UNDONE): IDENTITY, PERFORMATIVE RACIAL SCRIPTS & THE NECESSITY OF THE ANTI-COLONIAL ICONOCLAST

7PM – 8:15PM
Join us on the KU Art History YouTube channel: youtube.com/channel/UCRJOPyODK_5UQpxza7HBAjg

Artist and writer M. Carmen Lane discusses identity politics, intersectionality, and the paradoxes of socially engaged practices in contemporary art. Lane has said, “At the core of my practice is the investigation of the responsibilities inherent in carrying unfinished ancestral business in the body--individually and collectively within a system.” This lecture is part of the Murphy Lecture Series, which seeks to amplify the voices of scholars and artists whose work explores individual and collective identities as those intersect with notions of the body, dis/ability, gender, heritage, and race.

Sponsored By: Kress Foundation Department of Art History, Spencer Museum of Art, KU Department of Visual Art, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence Public Library, Raven Bookstore, BLACK Lawrence, and other community partners.