Image of Othello the Moor.

Othello image by Curlee Raven Holton.

Image series created by Lafayette printmaker Curlee Holton with commentary by Shakespeare scholar Ian Smith re-imaging Othello in the context of contemporary awareness of issues of race, identity, and culture.  Together Professors Holton and Smith explore the effects of cross-cultural encounters and the challenge of reconciling multiple interpretations, their own included.