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Guest Seminar | Professor Charmaine Nelson

Contemporary Scholars, New Art History: Writing the Histories of Transatlantic Black Diasporic Art

Guest scholar: Professor Charmaine A. Nelson, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Transatlantic Black Diasporic Art and Community Engagement, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

Professor Nelson is the author of Towards an African-Canadian Art History: Art, Memory, and Resistance (2018), Slavery, Geography, and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica (2016), Representing the Black Female Subject in Western Art (2010), and The Color of Stone: Sculpting the Black Female Subject in Nineteenth-Century America (2007), among others. 

Note: This is a graduate level seminar, and if you are interested in participating, you should come prepared, having completed assigned readings.