Visual Studies Ph.D. Students

Lorraine Affourtit
Lily Alexander
New Media Art, The History of Art and Technology, Curating Media & The Politics of Production
Sara Kurpiers Blaylock
Art and culture of East Germany in the 1980s (performance, installation, video, and film); East German film (DEFA); Alternative modernisms; 20th century theories of aesthetics and politics; Modernity and Post-Modernity


Brinker Ferguson
Christina Hellmich
Oceanic Art

 


 

Amber Hickey
Art Activism and Contemporary Culture
Ace Lehner
Contemporary Art and Visual Culture, Portrait Photography, Queer Aesthetics, Critical Race and Feminist Discourses, Performance Theory.
Amanda M. Maples
African visual culture; Museum representations of Africa; Sierra Leone; African performative arts; Senegalese gold jewelry; African colonial postcards
crystal am nelson
Identity and representation, contemporary African Diasporic art, visual culture and citational practices, contemporary photography, digital and new media, social practices, performance
Rachel Nelson
The Political Economies of Contemporary Art, Globalism, Contemporary Art from Africa and its Diasporas, Feminist Studies, Critical Theory
Bruce Picano - In Memoriam
Latin American Visual Culture

April 09, 2014

With sadness we write to inform you of the death of Bruce Picano, a 3rd year graduate student in the Visual Studies Ph.D. program.

Jordan Reznick
Photography, the Politics of Aesthetics, and Whiteness in Contemporary Visual Culture
Diana Rose
Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica
Mary Thomas
Visual Culture in Southern California
Aubrey Wilder
Visual Cultures of Colonial New Spain and Mesoamerica