Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 10am-11:30am
80 Carolina Room 101, SF Campus
Maria Elena Buszek, Ph.D., is a scholar, critic, curator, and Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Colorado Denver, where she teaches courses on modern and contemporary art. She is the author of the book Pin-Up Grrrls: Feminism, Sexuality, Popular Culture (Duke University Press Books, 2006) and editor and contributor to Extra/Ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art (Duke , 2011). She has also contributed writing to numerous, international exhibition catalogues, anthologies, and scholarly journals: most recently, essays in Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia, Punkademics: The Basement Show in the Ivory Tower, and In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States. Her current book project, Art of Noise, explores the ties between contemporary activist art and popular music.