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Lycoming College will host "Speculation on the Trajectory of Human Kind," a video and photography exhibit by alumna Amanda Le Kline in the Digital Media Gallery from Feb. 26 to March 20. An artist lecture will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. in the Fine Arts Lecture Hall. An artist talk and opening reception is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the gallery, which is located in the Communication Building, at the corner of W. Fourth and Franklin streets. Both the lecture and the reception are free and open to the public.
Kline earned a bachelor’s degree in photography from Lycoming in 2008 and is an MFA candidate at Ohio State University. She will screen several videos, including "Queen Ugha" and "Xugha is Hungry," as well as display a number of large-scale photographic portraits of the characters that she invents.
"Through a feminist lens, I am exploring a revisionist version of the history of humans concerning our evolution from apes to Homo sapiens and hypothesizing what may come in the distant future," Kline said.
Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.