Graduate Students

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2014

Dent, Jerome

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Research Interests
  • Critical Theory
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Gender Studies and Queer Theory
  • Afrofuturism
  • Black Feminism
  • Film Studies
  • Pop Culture and Fan Culture

Escobar Lopez, Almudena

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Research Interests
  • experimental film, video and time-based media production
  • film and media archival studies
  • politics of image making
  • curatorial practice
  • collecting, ready-mades and found footage
  • critical theory
  • affect theory
  • gender studies and feminism

McFarland, Emma

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Research Interests
  • representations of desire
  • intersections between material and linguistic feminism
  • feminist epistemology
  • politics of interdisciplinarity
  • post structuralism
  • interstices and difference

2013

Alicia Chester

Chester, Alicia

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Research Interests
  • photography history and theory
  • critical theory
  • temporality
  • modern and contemporary art
  • feminist history
  • queer theory

DiGiulio, Lauren

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Research Interests
  • Modern and Contemporary art
  • performance
  • phenomenology of language
  • concrete poetry
  • symbolism
  • interiority

Jingtao (Harry) Gu

Gu, Jiangtao (Harry)

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Research Interests
  • Chinese contemporary art
  • photography
  • performance
  • digital culture
  • queer history & queer archive

Sullivan, Patrick

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Research Interests
  • Film philosophy
  • globalization
  • cinematic representation of space and time
  • Thai cinema
  • early cinema
  • film sound

2012

Tara Najd Ahmadi

Ahmadi, Tara Najd

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Research Interests
  • Modern and contemporary art with emphasis on Iran and Middle East
  • Independent and avant-garde cinema, film production
  • Art market, consumption, labor
  • Gender studies, feminism
  • Puppets

Joel Anderson

Anderson, Joel Neville

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Research Interests
  • personal documentary
  • experimental film and video
  • Japanese cinema and visual culture
  • film programming
  • media arts centers

Eitan Freedenberg

Freedenberg, Eitan

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Research Interests
  • critical geography
  • vernacular architecture
  • heritage production
  • postmodern tourisms
  • open-air museums
  • precursors to virtual reality

Victoria Gao

Gao, Victoria

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Research Interests
  • Twentieth century American and French street photography
  • naturalism and realism in narrative film
  • issues of privacy and candidness
  • urban spectatorship
  • intersections between film and photography

Stuber, Tracy

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Research Interests
  • modern and contemporary art
  • critical theory
  • media theory
  • historiography
  • photography between the artistic and the vernacular
  • haptics and phenomenology
  • rocks

Wolf, S. Alana

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Research Interests
  • Modern and Contemporary art
  • new media theory
  • representations of space
  • mimesis in cultural production
  • artists’ books
  • sensory engagement
  • data visualization
  • institutional histories
  • museum studies

Yepes Munoz

Yepes Munoz, Ruben

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Research Interests
  • contemporary Colombian and Latin American political art
  • representations of the Colombian armed conflict in visual culture
  • theories of art and politics
  • affect theory
  • art as event
  • post-Marxism, post-colonial theory

2011

Hend Alawadhi

Alawadhi, Hend

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Research Interests
  • Images of trauma and war
  • representation of Arab and Middle Eastern culture in film and photography
  • post-colonialism
  • feminism and gender studies
  • interactive design
  • film theory
  • archival theory

Tiffany Barber

Barber, Tiffany

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Research Interests
  • Contemporary art with an emphasis on the expressions and theorizations of post/blackness and afrofuturism
  • politics of identity performance
  • theories of publics and public space
  • intersections between visual and literary practices
  • histories of exhibition and curatorial practices

Kelly Long

Long, Kelly

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Research Interests
  • Contemporary art and critical theory
  • identity politics
  • space and memory
  • dialectical utopianism
  • artist books

Christopher Patrello

Patrello, Christopher

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Research Interests
  • Native American art history
  • material culture and materiality
  • consumption
  • museum studies

2010

Abigail Glogower

Glogower, Abigail

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Research Interests
  • history of communications technology
  • intersections of literary and visual representation
  • portraiture
  • printmaking
  • early history of photography
  • Ephemera
  • collecting
  • technology and affect
  • historicity and historical change

Nykolak, Jenevive

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Research Interests
  • Postwar European and American art
  • France in the 1970s
  • abstraction and abstract painting
  • the historiography of modernism and the avant-garde
  • queer theories of temporality

Lina Zigelyte

Zigelyte, Lina

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Research Interests
  • Eastern and Central European modern art
  • queer historiography
  • nationalism and visual culture
  • self-portraiture in photography
  • performance theory
  • urban studies
  • affect
  • dis/ability studies

2009

Conrath, Ryan

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Research Interests
  • theories and histories of film & photo
  • the body and embodiment
  • montage
  • Independent and "minor" cinema
  • film production

Golonu, Berin

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Research Interests
  • Turkish and Middle Eastern contemporary art
  • Orientalist and late Ottoman painting and photography
  • art, activism and environmentalism in developing Asian countries
  • photographic histories of the Middle East

Alicia Guzmán

Guzmán, Alicia Inez

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Research Interests
  • New Mexico, the Southwest, American, Latin American and Hemispheric modernism
  • land art
  • landscape studies
  • critical and cultural geography
  • spatial theory
  • border studies

Alex Marr

Marr, Alexander Brier

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Research Interests
  • Native North American art
  • American modernisms
  • history of anthropology

Saleh, Zainab

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Research Interests
  • Intermediality
  • Arab art and cinema

2008

Amanda Graham

Graham, Amanda Jane

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Research Interests
  • Postwar American dance and art
  • relational aesthetics
  • history of photography
  • history of film
  • community-based activism
  • cities
  • curatorial practice

Kawahara, Daisuke

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Research Interests
  • film history and theory
  • histories of motion picture technologies
  • contemporary American cinema
  • film industry

Leary, Erin

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Research Interests
  • American decorative arts
  • design and architecture
  • consumption
  • American domestic landscapes
  • gender studies
  • cinematic representations of architecture
  • Bauhaus
  • museum studies and exhibition history

McDonald, Jessica

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Research Interests
  • history of photography
  • photographically-illustrated books
  • museum studies

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Zulkarnain, Iskandar

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Research Interests
  • digital media
  • new media
  • postcolonial digital humanities
  • software studies
  • game studies
  • social media
  • media history/media archaeology
  • Southeast Asia
  • film studies
  • counterculture movement

2007

Lee, Sohl

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Research Interests
  • contemporary art
  • East Asian visual culture

Shota Ogawa

Ogawa, Shota

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Research Interests
  • Korean diaspora in Japan (Zainichi Koreans) and film History
  • compilation film
  • documentary film
  • color motion picture
  • cultural heritage discourse
  • propaganda in imperial Japan
  • mass media in Occupation-era Japan
  • scrap metal in literature and film

Cesare Wright

Wright, Cesare

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Research Interests
  • New media & social media technology
  • game-based learning
  • multi-user online learning environments (MOVE)
  • visual & cultural studies
  • media production & theory
  • rhetoric & representation
  • horror/sci-fi/fantasy genre studies
  • visual anthropology
  • documentary film
  • transnational & diasporic representation
  • “ecstatic truth” & the cinematic sublime

2006

Kyoung Lae Kang

Kang, Kyoung Lae

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Research Interests
  • Critical theory
  • memory studies
  • postcolonial theory
  • Korean and Asian cinema studies

Pinto, Paula

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Research Interests
  • history of photography
  • art reproduction
  • history of the printed press
  • photographic archives