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Kristen Laciste

Contemporary Art from Africa and its Diasporas
Research Interests: 

Black Dandyism, Transatlantic Slavery and Slave Trade, Apartheid in South Africa, Museum Studies, British Victorianism

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Selected Presentations: 

"From Maidservant to Anomalous Aristocrat: Imaging and Imagining Dido Elizabeth Belle." Early Modern Center, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), April 21-22, 2017.

Honors and Awards: 


Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Program Fellowship

UCSC Arts Dean's Fund for Excellence Award


UCSC Regents Fellowship

Education and Training: 
B.A. in Art History, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Magna Cum Laude, Departmental Highest Honors
B.A. in Art, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Cum Laude