What's African Diaspora Art [History] to Me?
Thu, April 22, 2010 • 5:00 PM • ART 1.120
Talk by Dr. Jacqueline Francis
Jacqueline Francis is an art historian specializing in U.S. art of the twentieth century and contemporary African Diaspora art. She teaches at California College of the Arts, San Francisco and writes for publications such as Radical History Review, American Art, Third Text, and other journals. Her book, Race-ing Modernism: Malvin Gray Johnson, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Max Weber and “Racial Art” in America, is forthcoming (University of Washington) as is Romare Bearden: American Modernist, an anthology she co-edited (Yale University).
Part of the series Lectures on Art in the Black Diaspora co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts and the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies; and Lectures on Art and Diaspora: Asian in America, co-sponsored by the Center for Asian American Studies and the Institute for Historical Studies.