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Lectures in Art History: Vance Byrd, University of Pennsylvania

January 27, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


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Vance Byrd, Presidential Associate Professor of German, with a secondary appointment in History of Art, is a scholar of late-eighteenth- and nineteenth-century German literature who investigates how literary and print culture intersect with the history of visual media. His articles on the history of books and periodicals, museum studies, the environmental humanities, commemoration, as well as approaches to race, gender, and sexuality in literature have appeared in The German Studies ReviewThe German QuarterlySeminarThe Germanic Review, and The Journal of Austrian Studies. In addition to his first book, A Pedagogy of Observation: Nineteenth-Century Panoramas, German Literature, and Reading Culture, Byrd has co-edited two books and two journal special issues. A co-edited collection titled Queer Print Cultures is under contract with the University of Toronto Press.