Christensen Distinguished Lecture: Griselda Pollock

Thursday, May 23, 2019

5:30 pm

Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building Map

Sponsored by:
Department of Art & Art History

The Department of Art and Art History presents Griselda Pollock as the Christensen Lecturer for 2018-19.

Griselda Pollock is Professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art at the University of Leeds. Known for her longstanding work reshaping art history to acknowledge the creativity of women and artists from across all cultures, her major books include Old Mistresses: Women, Art & Ideology (1981 and 2013), Vision and Difference (1988 and 2003), and Differencing the Canon: Feminist Desire and the Writing of Art’s Histories (1999). Her most recently published books are Charlotte Salomon and the Theatre of Memory (Yale Press, 2018) and The Case Against “Van Gogh” (Thames & Hudson, 2018). She is currently writing a feminist analysis of Marilyn Monroe. Learn more about her work here.

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This lecture is made possible by a generous grant from Carmen M. Christensen

Image: Griselda Pollock, University of Leeds

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Thursday, May 23, 2019
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building Map

Free and open to the public. 


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