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Visual and Media Cultures Colloquia: Carolyn Dean

Wed, Dec 3, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Porter College, Room D245

Title: Seeing Is Not Believing: Colonialist Visuality, Inka Masonry, and the Challenge of Aniconism

Carolyn Dean is a Professor of History of Art and Visual Culture at UC Santa Cruz.  Dean studies Andean, particularly Inka (Inca), visual and performance culture both before and after Spanish colonization.  She has published numerous articles and two books: Inka Bodies and the Body of Christ: Corpus Christi in Colonial Cuzco Peru (Duke University Press, 1999) and A Culture of Stone: Inka Perspectives on Rock (Duke University Press, 2010).  

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Presented by: Arts Division, Film & Digital Media, and History of Art and Visual Culture