Lecture: The Memory of Place: Sin, Pictures, and Progress

Carvin Eison
Wednesday April 24, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Walker Recital Hall
The Charlene M. Tanner Lecture Series at Mercyhurst University presents Carvin Eison to discuss “The Memory of Place: Sin, Pictures, and Progress.” Eison, an acclaimed filmmaker and owner of the production company ImageWordSound, is recognized internationally for creating intensely powerful films that explore racial dissonance and social discord in American culture. He’ll discuss racial injustice, his research on Frederick Douglass, and the role of imagery and filmmaking in increasing awareness of issues of diversity and inclusion. His talk on Wednesday, April 24, begins at 7 p.m. in Walker Recital Hall and is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Ryan Palm.