Clarksville, 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.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|