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PORTRAYING GENDER, PORTRAYING RACE
February 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexis Boylan, guest curator of The Business of Bodies: Ellen Emmet Rand (1875-1941) currently on view at The Benton Museum, will discuss the artist’s work in relation to issues of race and gender.
5 pm Talk
Professor Alexis L. Boylan is Associate Director of the Humanities Institute, and has a joint appointment with Art and Art History and the Africana Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of Ashcan Art, Whiteness, and the Unspectacular Man (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017) and editor of Thomas Kinkade, The Artist in the Mall (Duke University Press, 2011), and of many published articles. She is currently working on a book about Ellen Emmet Rand that will be out soon.