Paradigm Lecture Series: Gail Buckland

Connelly Lecture Hall

Respected independent curator Gail Buckland will speak in part about her book Who Shot Rock and Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present as part of the Paradigm Lecture Series, presented by the Photography program.

Buckland is an author, educator, curator and authority on photography. She is the author or collaborator on 13 books of photography and history.

A graduate of the University of Rochester, Buckland is Distinguished Visiting Professor and the former Olympus Visiting Professor of the History of Photography at the Cooper Union in New York City, where she has taught since 1979. In 1991, she held the Nobel Chair in Art and Cultural History at Sarah Lawrence College. She has also taught at Columbia College, Chicago and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn.

In 2008, the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, where Buckland served as curator in the 1970s, awarded Buckland its prestigious J. Dudley Johnston Award for “major achievement in photographic criticism or history” and “sustained excellence.”

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