New edition of John Tagg’s The Burden of Representation

Voices of Photography Books in Taipei City, Taiwan, have just published 再現之重──論複數的攝影與歷史, a new, traditional Chinese edition of Distinguished Professor John Tagg‘s The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories. The text was translated by Sylvie Lin, and includes a new Preface and Afterword for Chinese readers and an introduction by Li-Hsin Kuo, professor and dean of the College of Communication at National Chengchi University.

Dissertation Defense: Ismail Kugu


Dissertation defense

Ismail Kugu, PhD candidate

“The Consumption of Coffee Cups in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Court”

Committee members: Nancy Um, chair; Pam Smart; John Tagg; Kent Schull (Department of History), Outside Examiner

Monday, August 1, 2022 – 11:00 a.m. EDT

This defense is open to the public and will take place on Zoom. Participants must be signed in to Zoom and must register in advance. The registration URL is:

Anonymous, “Servants Serve Coffee to Sultana in the Harem,” Le Sérail et divers personnages turcs, c. 1720, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Public Domain,