Dorothea Lange: Pioneering Photojournalist

Monday, April 29, 2024
7:00 pm


Join us for a presentation & discussion of Dorothea Lange’s iconic photography with a special focus on its relationship to language, including public writings and captions or descriptions in various publications.

After an early career as portrait photographer, Lange dedicated her life to documenting American life including the Great Depression, impoverished sharecroppers, life inside the Japanese Incarceration Camps, and booming coastal towns during WWII.

Our speaker: Sylvia Laudien-Meo is a local NJ art historian and museum educator. She has been an instructor at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Florham Park and is a popular freelance speaker and tour guide. This is a virtual program sponsored by the Main and Kemmerer Libraries. Please email for the Zoom code.