Carceral Aesthetics: Prison Art and Public Culture

Thursday, 14 April, 2016 - 13:00

Nicole Fleetwood

 WiSER invites you to a talk by

Nicole Fleetwood

Carceral Aesthetics: Prison Art and Public Culture 

Chaired by Hlonipha Mokoena 

Thursday, 14th April 2016
1pm 
WiSER Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Richard Ward Building, East Campus, Wits University

Nicole R. Fleetwood is Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies and Director of the Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. She researches and teaches in the areas of visual culture and media studies, black cultural studies, ethnography, gender theory, and culture and technology studies. Her articles have appeared in African American Review, American Quarterly, Callalloo: Art and Culture in the African Diaspora, Public Culture (forthcoming), Signs, Social Text, tdr: the journal of performance studies, and edited anthologies.  Her book Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness (University of Chicago Press 2011) is the recipient of the 2012 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize of the American Studies Association. 

All welcome.