Self-Determination and the Politics of Representation

Posted on November 22, 2019

22 November 2019 - 10 h 00 min - 12 h 00 min

Required Reading: Richard J. Powell, “Introduction: Posing While Black,” in Cutting a Figure: Fashioning Black Portraiture, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008, pp. 1-21.

*Presentation 1: Kellie Jones, “Emerge,” in South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s, Durham: Duke University Press, 2017, pp. 23-66.

*Presentation 2: Philip Brookman, “Looking for Alternatives: Notes on Chicano Art, 1960-1990,” and Malaquias Montoya and Lezlie Salkowitz-Montoya, “A Critical Perspective on the State of Chicano Art,” in Jennifer A. Gonzalez, C. Ondine Chavoya, Chon Noriega, and Terezita Romo, eds., Chicano and Chicana art: A Critical Anthology, Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2019, pp. 19-29 and 37-44.

*Presentation 3: Daniel Heath Justice (Cherokee Nation), Mark Rifkin, and Bethany Schneider, “Introduction: Sexuality, Nationality, Indigeneity,” GLQ Special Issue 16: 1-2 (2010): 5-34—PDF provided by the instructor

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Instructor: Tatsiana Zhurauliova

Terra Foundation for American Art Center,
Conference Room
121 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris