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Lynn Spigel Lecture on Revolution of the Eye

Exhibition Clip; Revolution of the Eye Modern Art and the Birth of American Television The Jewish Museum May 1 – September 20, 2015; Organized by the Jewish Museum, New York, and the Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Exhibition Curator: Maurice Berger

Visual Arts
Lynn Spigel, Professor of Screen Cultures at the School of Communication at Northwestern University
Lecture on Revolution of the Eye
Thursday, November 17, 4 p.m.
132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

In conjunction with the exhibition Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television, on display at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture from September 29 through December 10, the CADVC presents a lecture by Lynn Spigel.

Lynn Spigel is the Frances E. Willard Professor of Screen Cultures at the School of Communication at Northwestern University. She has written extensively on numerous topics including post-war culture and popular media. She has also edited numerous anthologies including Television After TV (Duke University Press, 2004) and Feminist TV Criticism (McGraw Hill). She is the editor of the Console-ing Passions book series from Duke University Press. Spigel was named a Guggenheim  Fellow in 2012 for a project to study the history of smart homes and digital technologies for everyday life.

Admission is free.


Image: Salvador Dali on What’s My Line, CBS, January 27, 1952. © Fremantle Media. Used with permission.

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