Photography and Its Origins

Colleagues from Rutgers University’s Developing Room (Tanya Sheehan and Andrés Zervigón) have organized a one-day symposium on “Photography and Its Origins,” taking place Friday, April 27, 2012.  Participants include Jordan Bear, University of Toronto; Mirjam Brusius, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and University of Cambridge; Marcy Dinius, DePaul University; Anne McCauley, Princeton University; Terry Matilsky, Rutgers University; Julia Munro, Georgia Institute of Technology; Stephen Pinson, New York Public Library; Beth Saunders, CUNY Graduate Center; Shawn Michelle Smith, Art Institute of Chicago. For more information, please visit or contact

Photo credit: Nicéphore Niépce, View from the Window at Le Gras (La cour du domaine du Gras), 1826.