A one-day symposium in Paris gathering an international roster of thirteen scholars of photography and American cultural history to collectively consider the problem of American photography in its myriad applications from the 1860s to the present.
The MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing, School of Visual Arts is hosting a lecture by Luc Sante, "The Genius of the System." It will be held at 7pm at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23 Street, New York, NY.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host a symposium, "Truth, Lies, and Photographs," on Friday, November 2, 10am to 4:30pm. It will be held in the Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, ground floor.
On November 10, 2012 the Walther Collection will host a symposium at New York University's Silver Center in conjunction with a major exhibition program focusing on late nineteenth/early twentieth century African photography.