History of Art + Visual Culture

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    Hope and the Humanities

    Renowned critical theorist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak speaks with the RISD community about globalization and the role of an aesthetic education.  

    Photographic Memory

    Photo historian Jung Joon Lee brings a keen eye and an international perspective to her new position as an assistant professor of the History of Art and Visual Culture. 

    Faculty Foster Global Engagement

    Six faculty members are conducting research in Central and South America, Asia and Europe with the goal of developing expansive new courses reflective of global realities. 

    Curatorial Insights

    Museum Fellow Edith Young 16 PH helps curator Kate Irvin care for historically significant fashions and fabrics.

    Caring for Cultural Treasures

    As a RISD Museum Fellow, Margaret Finaly 16 CR worked with a professional conservator in caring for prized objects in the collection.