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Faculty Fellow Presentation: Model Athlete- Alfonso Teofilo Brown and the Construciton of the Glamorous Black Athlete in 1920s Paris

Speaker: Professor Lyneise Williams
Date: October 28, 2021
Time: 3:00-4:30PM

Please join us for our annual Faculty Fellow talk, featuring Professor Lyneise Williams (Dept of Art History). Exploring the 1927 photographic of Black Panamanian boxer Alfonso Teofilo Brown, Professor Williams will discuss how notions of glamour, celebrity, and masculinity intersect with race, technology and sports to generate an enduring media type of the glamorous black athlete.