David Hume Kennerly Talk: 'Presidential Transitions of Power: A Photographic and Personal History' (Virtual)

When: January 19, 2021 6:00pm
A black and white photograph of President Gerald Ford, President-Elect Jimmy Carter, Senator Howard Cannon and Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill on their way to Carter's inauguration

In the talk "Presidential Transitions of Power: A Photographic and Personal History," David Hume Kennerly, University of Arizona presidential scholar and White House photographer, will take you on an illustrated tour (presentation) of historical and modern presidential inaugurations along with their peaceful transitions of power.

The event is presented by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Center for Creative Photography and Arizona Arts.

This free virtual event will stream live on YouTube. Registration is required. Use the link below to register.

In 2018, Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist David Hume Kennerly was named the first presidential scholar under University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins. The honorary appointment exemplifies the University's commitment to advancing the meaning and understanding of interdisciplinary work in the arts, humanities and social sciences. In 2019, the University of Arizona Center for Creative Photography acquired Kennerly's photography archive, representing 50 years of U.S. and world history, including iconic images of U.S. presidents, world leaders and historic events.

Audience: All


Campus: Virtual


United States

Contact info & links


Lori Harwood College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact: Lori Harwood