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APSU Provost Lecture Series: Photography professor Susan Bryant to present October 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University photography professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Susan Bryant, APSU professor of photography, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, October 3rd, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. She will discuss and provide a brief history of the of the 19th century photography method known as the wet plate collodion process.

Susan Bryant with Camera

Susan Bryant with Camera

Bryant will bring some of her plates (tintypes and ambrotypes) for the audience to look at up close as well as prints made from the plates. She will also bring in some historical tintypes and daguerreotypes to share with the audience.

All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public.

This fall marks Bryant’s 31st year teaching at APSU. She heads up the photography area of the art department and teaches beginning, intermediate and advanced film and darkroom classes, in addition to alternative and historical photo processes.

She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting in 1976 from Indiana University and her Master of Fine Arts in photography in 1978 from Indiana State University. For the past four years, her personal creative work has been an exploration of the 19th century wet plate collodion process. Her work has been widely exhibited across the United States in solo and juried exhibitions. She is the recipient of a Tennessee Arts Commission Fellowship and is represented by The Cumberland Gallery in Nashville, TN.

Sessions of the Provost Lecture Series can be viewed in real time via online streaming. Other sessions in the Provost Lecture Series also are planned for the academic year. All sessions are from 3:00pm-4:30pm in the MUC, Room 303.

The Provost Lecture Series seeks to foster a spirit of intellectual and scholarly inquiry among faculty, staff and students. The program will be used as a platform for APSU faculty members who are recent recipients of provost summer grants, who have been awarded faculty development leaves and who have engaged in recent scholarly inquiry during sabbatical leaves.

For more information about the Provost Lecture Series, call Dr. Brian Johnson, assistant vice president of academic affairs at APSU, at 931.221.7992 or email him at .

APSU Provost Lecture Series Schedule

Fall Semester 2013 Location Presenter
October 3, 2013 UC 303 Susan Bryant
October 17, 2013 UC 303 Mark DeYoung
October 24, 2013 UC 303 Chris Burawa
October 31, 2013 UC 303 Daniel Shea
November 7, 2013 UC 303 Carol Baskauf
November 14, 2013 UC 303 Kallina Dunkle
November 21, 2013 UC 303 Dwayne Estes
November 25, 2013 UC 303 Chad Brooks
Spring Semester 2014 Location Presenter
January 23, 2014 UC 303 Christopher Gentry
January 30, 2014 UC 303 Rod Mills
February 6, 2014 UC 303 Rebecca Johnsen
February 13, 2014 UC 303 Stephen Truhon
February 20, 2014 UC 303 Justin Oelgoetz
March 6, 2014 UC 303 Robin Reed
March 20, 2014 UC 303 Osvaldo Di Paolo
March 27, 2014 UC 103C Alex King
April 3, 2014 UC 303 Tamara Smithers
April 17, 2014 UC 303 Stefan Woltmann

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