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White Sight: Visual Politics and Practices of Whiteness—Nicholas Mirzoeff in Conversation with Barrett Holmes Pitner (Online)
February 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Charis welcomes Nicholas Mirzoeff in conversation with Barrett Holmes Pitner for a discussion of White Sight: Visual Politics and Practices of Whiteness. From the author of How to See the World comes a new history of white supremacist ways of seeing—and a strategy for dismantling them.
Nicholas Mirzoeff is Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. His many books include the best-selling How to See the World and The Right to Look, and his writing has appeared in the Guardian, the New York Times, Hyperallergic, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Barrett Holmes Pitner is a philosopher, journalist, founder of The Sustainable Culture Lab, and the author of The Crime Without a Name: Ethnocide and the Erasure of Culture in America, which was named by NPR as one their top books of 2021. His work has been featured in The Daily Beast, the BBC, and the Guardian. Pitner is a professor at the George Washington University, and he is based in Washington, D.C.