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From Icon to Icon-graphic: Martin Luther King, Jr. in a Post Print World

When: Thu., Jan. 14, 7 p.m. 2016

The image of Martin Luther King, Jr. is often portrayed in Southern and African American homes as a type of religious icon usually alongside President John F. Kennedy and Jesus. What does contemporary iconography mean in the age of Facebook, the Internet and “selfies”? Join Dr. Joseph Winters, Duke University Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and printer/printmaker Bill Fick of Supergraphic for a discussion

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