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Jennifer A Gonzalez



831-459-3535 (Fax)


Arts Division

History of Art/Visual Culture



Feminist Studies Department
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
Latin American & Latino Studies
History of Consciousness Department

Regular Faculty

Art Theory
Contemporary Art
Feminist Theory
American Studies
Chicana/o Studies
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
Critical Theory
Digital Arts

Porter College Academic
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D208 Porter College

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BA, Philosophy, Yale University, New Haven
PhD, History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz

Jennifer Gonzalez writes about contemporary art with an emphasis on installation art, digital art and activist art. She is interested in understanding the strategic use of space (exhibition space, public space, virtual space) by contemporary artists and by cultural institutions such as museums. More specifically, she has focused on the representation of the human body and its relation to discourses of race and gender.

Contemporary art in the U.S. and Europe, history of the museum, activist art since 1960, history of photography, theories of representation, feminist and critical race theory.


Chicano and Chicana Art: A Critical Anthology

Pepon Osorio

Subject to Display: Reframing Race in Contemporary Installation Art

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