Color video still from Kiyan Williams’s "Notes on Digging" (2020). Courtesy the artist.
Oct 01, 2021 - 10am–12pm
Main Level, East Gallery

Join us for a faculty and graduate student seminar with Jill H. Casid on drawing out queer expressivity and deformativity in theory and contemporary art. To access seminar readings and RSVP, please email Amy L. Powell.

Supported by the Art + Design Visitors Committee, the Jerold Ziff Contemporary Art Lecture Fund, the Humanities Research Institute, and Krannert Art Museum

Jill H. Casid is a theorist, historian, practicing artist, and professor of visual studies in the Departments of Art History and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she founded and served as the first director of the Center for Visual Cultures. Casid is currently at work on a two-book project titled Form at the Edges of Life. Since the publication of Sowing Empire: Landscape and Colonization (University of Minnesota Press, 2005), which received the College Art Association’s Millard Meiss award, she has continued to write on approaches to landscape while pursuing work on the history and theory of photography, queer and trans art practices, and the materializing effects of imaging with Scenes of Projection: Recasting the Enlightenment Subject (University of Minnesota Press, 2015), and on approaches to the global with Art History in the Wake of the Global Turn (coedited with Aruna D’Souza; Yale University Press, 2014).