NYPL Doc Chat: Naming Pictures

Julie Golia's picture
March 11, 2021
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Intellectual History, Library and Information Science, Research and Methodology

On the next episode of Doc Chat on Thursday, March 11 at 3:30pm, NYPL's Jessica Cline and photographer, publisher, and Pratt Institute Photography Professor Peter Kayafas explore the Library’s Picture Collection, analyzing the concept of subjectivity in the subject headings assigned to images, and discussing how description shapes representation and creates trust in the work of librarians.

Doc Chat is a weekly, 30-minute virtual program series from the New York Public Library that digs deep into the stories behind the Library’s most interesting collections and highlights ways that teachers can incorporate them into the classroom.

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Contact Info: 

Julie Golia, PhD
Curator of History, Social Sciences, and Government Information
The New York Public Library

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