North American Photographic History

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This is a place where students, academics, scholars, and independent researchers of the history of photography in North America can connect with each other. Here you can reach out to others with your photographic news, announcements, commentaries, inquiries, job notices, and anything else you feel may be of interest to the broader photographic history community.

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For anyone fortunate enough to be in New York later this month, Swann Galleries will be offering a very interesting event on April 17th. It's an informal reception and conversation about the value of photographs in archival research for interpreting American art. The speakers are Kate Haw, Director of the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian…

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The Image Permanence Institute at the Rochester Institute of Technology will be hold four workshops in 2018 to teach the tools and skills necessary for successful photographic process identification. Unfortunately three of the four are already full, and the deadline for fourth is rapidly approaching. Here are the dates and…

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Multiple exhibitions and a tour are offered Friday evening, April 20, at the PhotoHistory/PhotoFuture Conference in Rochester, NY. Registered conferees can view "Photography and Photographers at RIT" (RIT Archives), "The Luminous Print: An Appreciation of Photogravure" (Cary Archive), "Terra Incognita" (Wm. Harris Gallery) and "Portraits of a Planet: Photographer in Space" (University Gallery); they can tour RIT's Image Permanence Institute; and they can enjoy a reception at RIT Press. On…

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Bruce Austin commented on Bruce Austin's blog post Exhibits, Receptions and a Tour: PhotoHistory/Photo Future Conference
"Thanks for your helpful question, Tim. Yes, we will have a method structuring attendance at the Ima…"
Mar 21
Tim Greyhavens commented on Bruce Austin's blog post Exhibits, Receptions and a Tour: PhotoHistory/Photo Future Conference
"Thanks, Bruce. Is there a sign-up sheet for the tour of the Permanence Institute? I can imagine tha…"
Mar 19
Tim Greyhavens commented on Jim Burant's blog post American photography research
"This looks like a great resource - thanks for posting this. I've now added this to the links on our…"
Mar 10
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