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Oct. 30: Lecture by Photographer Wing Young Huie

Presentation is titled "We are the Other: How Photographs Form Us."

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 10-19-2017

Mankato, Minn. – Minneapolis-based photographer Wing Young Huie will give a presentation titled “We are the Other: How Photographs Form Us” Monday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at Minnesota State University, Mankato in Centennial Student Union’s Ostrander Auditorium.

The lecture, free and open to the public, is one of the 2017-2018 Nadine B. Andreas Lectures sponsored by Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Communication Studies.

Born and raised in Duluth, Minn., Wing Young Huie is known for photographic projects that document the socioeconomic realities and cultural diversity within American society, according to his website. He uses photography as a form of visual dialogue to build a sense of community and intercultural understanding.

He has published several books of photography, including “Frogtown” (1995), “Lake Street USA” (2000), “Looking for Asian America” (2007) and “The University Avenue Project” (2010).

For more information, contact David Engen, associate professor and chair of the Department of Communication Studies at Minnesota State Mankato, by phone at 507-389-5537 or by email at

The Nadine B. Andreas Endowment in Arts and Humanities, established in 2007, promotes student and faculty development in the College of Arts and Humanities and brings cultural events that enrich the Mankato community to campus.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,712 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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