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How Queer Is Art History?

 April 4 - 5, 2008

This colloquium assembled scholars, artists, and critics committed to queer theory and queer studies in the field of art history. How and in what ways might the aesthetic and political impacts of queer theory have changes the field over the last twenty years? This colloquium was convened by artist and art historian Jonathan Weinberg, and Flavia Rando, professor, women studies program, Brooklyn College.

Participants included: Deborah Bright, Rhode Island School of Design; Terry Castle, Stanford University; Anne D’Alleva, University of Connecticut; Jacqueline Francis, University of Michigan; Harmony Hammond, artist, writer, and independent curator; Michael Hatt, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK; Johnathan D. Katz, independent scholar and Clark/Oakley Fellow; Catherine Lord, University of California, Irvine; Richard Meyer, University of Southern California and James Smalls, University of Maryland