Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium: Margo Machida

Title: Trans-Oceanic Imaginaries in Asian American Art

This talk will focus on the Asia Pacific region and selected works by contemporary U.S.-based Asian American artists that engage themes of trans-Pacific circulation and global systems of cross-cultural exchange. Dr. Margo Machida is Professor Emerita of Art History and Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut. Born and raised in Hawai‘i, she is a scholar, independent curator, and cultural critic specializing in Asian American art and visual culture. She has lectured widely on her research both nationally and internationally, and served as a curatorial advisor for the inaugural 2017 Honolulu Biennial.

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Monday, January 22, 2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Porter College, Room D-245