Faye R. Gleisser
Assistant Professor, Department of Art History
Cultural Studies Program
Critical Race and Postcolonial Studies (CRPS)
Office hours: Thursdays 1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2016
M.A., George Washington University, 2009
B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2006
Research Interests and Teaching Areas
- Modern and contemporary art
- Critical race theory
- Urbanism and art
- Global art markets and cross-cultural exchange/ citizens and national imaginaries of social conflict
- Art and theory of the African Diaspora
- Contemporary art historiography
- "The Guerrilla of Cu Chi," "AK-47 vs. M16," "The Dream," and "Fade In: Ext. Storage--Cu Chi, Day..." in The Propeller Group, eds. Naomi Beckwith et al (Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, D.A.P. Art Book, 2016), 30-61.
- "This Isn't Charlie Rose': The Making of On Art and Artists and the Politics of Information Distribution,"VDB Resources. Video Data Bank. May 2015.
- "Kate Horsfield: The Early Years of the Video Data Bank." VDB Resources. Video Data Bank. April 2014.
- "McArthur Binion/Kavi Gupta," Artforum International Magazine (Fall 2013): 197.
- "Deconstructing Queer Space: Princess Hijab's Graffiti Art," New Criticals. September 2013.
- "Parafictional Aesthetics in the 'Post-Truth' Moment," Theorizing Visual Studies: Writing Through the Discipline, eds. James Elkins and Kristi McGuire (New York: Routledge Press, 2013), 209-212.
Selected Honors and Awards
- 2017: Georiga O'Keeffe Museum Research Center for American Modernsim Post-doctoral Research Fellow
- 2015–2016: Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellow, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
- 2013-2014: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)/Henry Luce Foundation Dissertation in American Art Fellowship
- Radical Resourcefulness: Artists and the City (A647)
- Introduction to Contemporary Art and Its Discontents (A200)
- Imaging Race: 20th and 21st Century History of Photography and the Boundaries of Visual Representation (A490)