Keynote Speaker

Dr. Cheryl Finley, Associate Professor
Department of the History of Art
Cornell University
GM08 Goldwin Smith Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Committed to Memory: The Art of the Slave Ship Icon
By Cheryl Finley
How an eighteenth-century engraving of a slave ship became a cultural icon of black resistance, identity, and remembrance

My Soul Has Grown Deep: Black Art from the American South
By Cheryl Finley, Randall R. Griffey, Amelia Peck, and Darryl Pinckney
A new consideration of extraordinary art created by Black artists during the mid-20th century