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Geoff Winningham presents A TRAIL OF MARVELS

Join us for a lecture and book signing with acclaimed photographer, Geoff Winningham, as he discusses his new book about Day of the Dead Festivals, A TRAIL OF MARVELS.

Lecture - 6 pm; book signing immediately following.

Co-sponsored by DeGolyer Library, Clements Center for Southwest Studies and Friends of SMU Libraries.

Geoff Winningham teaches photography in the Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts at Rice University, where he holds the Lynette S. Autrey Chair in the Humanities. Since 2007, he has welcomed students of all ages to his home and studio in Mexico where he has offered workshops that teach beginning to advanced photography skills, while exploring the landscape and the culture of Mexico. Over a career that spans more than 50 years, he has received two fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, five grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and numerous commissions. He has published fourteen books and completed three documentary films on a variety of subjects, primarily related to Texas and Mexican culture. His book Traveling the Shore of the Spanish Sea: The Gulf Coast of Texas and Mexico (2010) won both the Ron Tyler Prize from the Texas State Historical Association and the J. B. Jackson Award from the Foundation for Landscape Studies. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fondren Library
Texana Room
  Friends of the SMU Libraries