Detlef Mertins Lecture on the Histories of Modernity: Dwight Carey
Dwight Carey (Amherst College) will deliver this year’s The Detlef Mertins Lecture on the Histories of Modernity.
Dwight Carey is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and the History of Art at Amherst College. He studies architecture, slavery, and colonialism in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds. He is currently finishing a book on slavery and construction labor on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.
The Detlef Mertins Lecture on the Histories of Modernity is an annual lecture in honor of the life and work of Detlef Mertins (1954-2011), endowed by Elise Jaffe + Jeffrey Brown. Previous speakers include Lucia Allais, Craig Buckley, Zeynep Cęlik Alexander, Ayala Levin, Anthony Acciavatti, and Sophie Hochhäusl.