Krista Thompson is the Weinberg College Board of Visitors Professor in the Department of Art History at Northwestern University. She researches the modern and contemporary art and visual culture of the African diaspora, with an emphasis on archives, photography, and narratives of art history. Recent books include Developing Blackness: Studio Photographs of “Over the Hill” Nassau in the Independence Era (2008) and Shine: The Visual Economy of Light in African Diasporic Aesthetic Practice (2015).
About the Graduate Lecture Series
The Graduate Lecture Series enables students and the general public to engage with emerging and established artists, curators, critics, and historians from local and international art communities.
The Graduate Lecture Series is free and open to the public.
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