Institutt for lingvistiske, litterære og estetiske studier


Exploring photography in the history of the immigration to the USA

Internasjonal workshop på Sjøfartsmuseet i Bergen 6. mars 2018, åpen for alle interesserte.


Exploring Photography workshop
«Exploring Photography in the History of the Immigration to USA» vil holdes i Sjøfartsmuseets auditorium tirsdag 6. mars og er åpen for alle interesserte.

Velkommen til workshop og konferanse om fotografi og migrasjon i USA!


09:00–09:15Introduction by Professor Sigrid Lien (UiB) and Dr. Justin Carville (IADT, Dublin).
09:15–10:00Key note: Professor Carol Williams, Department of History, University of Lethbridge, Canada: "Indigenizing Settler-Immigrant Studies."
10:15–10:45Dir. Bergen Maritime Museum, Dr. Per Kristian Sebak: On the use of photography in exploring Histories of Migration from Scandinavia and Russia.
11:15–11:45Dr. Yara Gil-Glazer, Tel-Hai Academic College Israel:  "We Weren't Jewish (We Were Concerned Photographers)": Second-Generation Jewish Migrants Document Black Lives in New York.
11:45–12:15Associate Professor Maria Gloria de Sa and Librarian Archivist Sonia Pacheco, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA: Photography and Lusophony: Portuguese Immigrants in the U.S.
13:45–14:15Dr. Orla Fitzpatrick, National Museum of Ireland: Exchanging images: Irish-American photographic albums in the early twentieth century.
14:15–14:45Dr. Justin Carville, IADT, Dublin, Ireland: A Letter from Pat in America: Theorizing Photography and Irish Diaspora.
15:15–15:45Archivist Roger Kvarsvik: Using photography to tell the story about the Norwegian Presence in the Hooverville "Desert Sur", Brooklyn, NY.
15:45–16:15Professor Sigrid Lien: Pictures of Longing: Photography and the Norwegian History of Migration.
16:15–16:35Professor Peter Larsen: Final remarks

Organizers: The project “Photography as Contact Zones: Migration and Cultural Encounters in America”, managed by Dr. Justin Carville (Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, in collaboration with professor Sigrid Lien, University of Bergen, Norway – and Bergens Sjøfartsmuseum (Bergen Maritime Museum).