Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 10am-11:30pm
Room 101, 80 Carolina, SF Campus
Sampan Aranke (PhD, Performance Studies, University of California, Davis) is Assistant Professor in the History and Theory of Contemporary Art at the San Francisco Art Institute. Prior to coming to SFAI, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Her research interests include performance theories of embodiment, visual culture, and black cultural and aesthetic theory. Her work has been published in Art Journal, Equid Novi: African Journalism Studies, and Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Online Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine. She’s currently working on a book titled Death’s Futurity: The Visual Culture of Death in Black Radical Politics.