Humanities in Class: Webinar Series

Whitman, Alabama: A Portrait of America

Lead Scholar: Jennifer Crandall (Journalist, Artist and Filmmaker)

November 4, 2020

America continues to fracture. Whitman, Alabama: a Portrait of America is a 52-part, Emmy-nominated work of documentary portraiture. The work spotlights contemporary Americans, their alienation from and forgotten connections to each other, and offers a tool for reconnection through the unique lens of artist, journalist, and filmmaker Jennifer Chang Crandall.

Subjects: Film and Media; History; Documentary Films; American South; Poetry; Cultural Identity