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Rachel Bonner

Transculturation and identity in the early modern Spanish Americas; visual cultures of the Atlantic world; museum and heritage studies
Office: 
Kresge 240
Office Hours: 

Wednesdays, 1-3 pm & by appointment

Selected Publications: 

"An Alameda of One's Own: Race and Modern Subjectivity in a Portrait of Ramona Antonia Musitú y Valvide de Icazbalceta," SEQUITUR 7.1 (January 2021)

Selected Presentations: 

"An Alameda of One's Own: Racialized Subjectivity in a Portrait of Ramona Antonia Musitú y Valvide de Icazbalceta." (Re)Envisioning Imperial Portraiture in the Americas, Southeastern College Art Conference, November 2020. 

"Strategies of Experimental Literature in the Work of Doris Salcedo." Between the Familiar and the Unknown: Thresholds of Ambiguity in Hispanic Literature and Visual Art, Boston University Romance Studies Graduate ConferenceApril 2017. 

Honors and Awards: 

Richard E. Greenleaf Visiting Library Scholar Award, Latin American & Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico, 2021

Chancellor's Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2018

Visual Studies Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2018

Graduate Merit Scholarship, Boston University, 2016

Critical Art Writing Award, Department of Art & Art History, Ursinus College, 2015

Richard T. Schellhase Essay Prize in Ethics, Ursinus College, 2015

Education and Training: 
M.A., Visual Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., History of Art & Architecture, Boston University
B.A., Art & Art History, Ursinus College