Reflections on Race-ing the Museum, Two Years Later

  • Shirin Fozi Assistant Professor, Department of History of Art & Architecture, University of Pittsburgh
  • Kirk Savage Dietrich Professor of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh
Keywords: Race, Museums, Pittsburgh, Collecting Knowledge, Museum, Culture

Abstract

History of Art and Architecture professors and co-facilitators of the Race-ing the Museum workshop, Fozi and Savage offer insights into the workshop, its context, and its achievements.

Author Biographies

Shirin Fozi, Assistant Professor, Department of History of Art & Architecture, University of Pittsburgh

Shirin Fozi is an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh, where she teaches courses on medieval art and architecture and museum studies. Her research is primarily focused on European sculpture in the tenth through twelfth centuries, including funerary monuments and crucifixes, and she has also written several essays on modern collectors and curators of medieval art in the United States.

Kirk Savage, Dietrich Professor of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh

Kirk Savage is the Dietrich Professor of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the editor of The Civil War in Art and Memory (2016), and the author of two books: Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War and Monument in Nineteenth-Century America (2nd edition 2018), and Monument Wars: Washington D.C., the National Mall and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape (2009).

Published
2018-10-30
How to Cite
Fozi, S., & Savage, K. (2018). Reflections on Race-ing the Museum, Two Years Later. Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture, 7, 1-4. https://doi.org/10.5195/contemp.2018.241