Announcement: Photography Workshop this Thursday!

Calling all AMS-ers! Join us this Thursday evening for an exciting workshop with Austin photographer Marshall Wright entitled, “Photography as Parallel Oral History Practice.” The workshop will take place on Thursday, May 3, from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in BUR 436A. The workshop is open to AMS grad students, AMS faculty, and Foodways Texas oral historians.

Photograph by Marshall Wright for Edible Austin

Here is what our very own Dr. Elizabeth Engelhardt has to say about Marshall Wright:
Marshall Wright, one of Austin’s most accomplished food photographers, a Foodways Texas member, and a generally gifted food writer, thinker, and artist, will be leading a workshop for the AMS community. How do you use your camera to tell a parallel story when conducting an interview or oral history? How do you do it even when you’re not a photographer? How could we use images to enrich AMS research more broadly? What might the visual add to our written and spoken texts in practice?
You can learn more about Marshall (and view some of his photography projects) here. You can follow him on Twitter here.

Questions? Email Elizabeth Engelhardt, e.engelhardt@austin.utexas.edu.

And don’t forget to check the AMS::ATX calendar for more great events!

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