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Rosalyn Deutsche: "Hiroshima after Iraq: A Study in Art and War"

Wed, March 10, 2010

Rosalyn Deutsche is an art historian who specializes in modern and contemporary art, feminist theory, and urban theory. She teaches at Barnard College, and holds a PhD from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has written extensively and lectured internationally on such interdisciplinary topics as art and urbanism, art and the public sphere, art and the politics of space, and art and war.

Dr. Deutsche's publications appear in Annals of the Association of American GeographersArtforum,AssemblageGrey Room, October, Parallax, Social Text, and Society and Space, among other journals, and in many exhibition catalogs and anthologies. Author of the noted book, Evictions: Art and Spatial Politics (MIT, 1996), she has a second book forthcoming from Columbia University Press entitled Hiroshima After Iraq: Three Studies in Art and War. This was the subject of the 29th Wellek Library Lectures that she gave at the Critical Theory Institute of the University of California, Irvine, and will be the subject of her Humanities Institute Distinguished Visiting Lecture at the University of Texas at Austin.

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