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Spanish Civil War photography in focus for this year's Woodyard Lecture

Monday, April 01, 2019

LAWRENCE — The 2019 George and Eleanor Woodyard Lecture is taking a look at Spanish Civil War photography.

Sebastiaan Faber, professor and chair of the Department of Hispanic Studies at Oberlin College, will speak from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Malott Room in the Kansas Union. Faber will present “The Humanist as Image Detective: Spanish Civil War Photography from Metonymy to Metaphor & Back Again.”

The event, which includes appetizers and refreshments, is open to the public. 

The KU Department of Spanish and Portuguese is sponsoring the event, which is made possible by funds endowed by the late George Woodyard, the first dean of international studies, and his wife, Eleanor.

Visit spanport.ku.edu or contact spanport@ku.edu for more information.