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Magazines and the Visual Culture of War in Barcelona

Magazines and the Visual Culture of War in Barcelona
93 Charles St. W., Isabel Bader Theatre, 3rd Floor
Time: Mar 17th, 12:00 pm End: Mar 17th, 2:00 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Spanish & Portuguese (FAS), Political Science, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communications, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Book History/Print Culture, Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), 1900-1950
Lecture by Jordana Mendelson, New York University

The Centre for Comparative Literature, the Department of Art, and the Department of Spanish & Portuguese are pleased to present:

Jordana Mendelson, Associate Professor of Spanish & Portuguese, New York University

Magazines and the Visual Culture of War in Barcelona

Jordana Mendelson received her B.A. in Art History with a minor in Spanish from Boston University (1988) and both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History from Yale University (1993, 1999). Dr. Mendelson's research focuses on early twentieth-century visual culture in Spain. Her articles have appeared in The Art JournalBoletín de la Institución Libre de Enseñanza, Catalan Review, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, and Modernism/Modernity. She is the author of Documenting Spain: Artists, Exhibition Culture, and the Modern Nation 1929-1939 (Penn State University Press, 2005) and Revistas y Guerra 1936-1939/Magazines and War 1936-1939 (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 2007), and the co-author of Margaret Michaelis: Fotografía, Vanguardia y Política en la Barcelona de la República (Institut Valencià d'Art Moderno, 1999). She has curated numerous exhibitions, including “Other Weapons: Photography and Print Culture during the Spanish Civil War” (International Center of Photography, 2007).

This event is free and open to the public.  Registration is not required.  For further information, please contact the Centre for Comparative Literature at (416) 813-4041.

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