My talk in Peoria on 16 April 2009 is mentioned in Lydia's blog. She reports that,
Artists, curators, and students of art were on campus Thursday for the first Inland Visual Studies Center Symposium. The Center focuses on the history and current state of visual studies in the Midwest. Bill Brown, author of American Colossus: The Grain Elevator, 1843–1943, spoke about the sublime impact of something as huge as a grain elevator rising from our flat midwestern prairies.
This uncredited photo shows me in front of a computerized projection of a photograph by Frank Gohlke.