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Saturday, 27 December

129. Human Rights and the Photographic Essay

7:00–8:15 p.m., Union Square 4, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Eleni Eva Coundouriotis, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs

1. “Eyes on Darfur,” Wendy Hesford, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

2. “Tenements and Grass Roots in the Photographic Essays of Jacob Riis and Richard Wright,” Jeremy Dean, Univ. of Texas, Austin

3. “Seeing through the Eyes of Monsters: Walter Genewein and the Photographic Representation of Atrocity,” Adam Muller, Univ. of Manitoba

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