Jenni Sorkin is Associate Professor of History of Art & Architecture at University of California, Santa Barbara. She writes on the intersections between gender, material culture, and contemporary art, working primarily on women artists and underrepresented media. She is the author of Live Form: Women, Ceramics and Community (University of Chicago Press, 2016), which examines the confluence of gender, artistic labor, and the history of post-war ceramics. She received her PhD in the History of Art from Yale University in 2010 and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Modern Craft. She is the recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (2014-15), the Center for Craft (2012), the Getty Research Institute (2010-11), and the ACLS/Luce Fellowship in American Art (2008). In 2019, she will give the 23rd annual Peter Dormer Lecture at the Royal College of Art in London, Britain’s most distinguished lecture series in the applied arts.
Thursday, September 26 at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Building, 110
1300 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217, USA