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12th Franklin M. Ludden Lecture in Art History and Criticism

Margaret Iversen is professor in the School of Philosophy and Art History, University of Essex. She is author of Beyond Pleasure: Freud, Lacan, Barthes and Alois Riegl: Art History and Theory. Recent publications include Chance and Writing Art History (with Stephen Melville). From 2008-2011, she was Director (with Diarmuid Costello) of a research project, “Aesthetics after Photography.”  She is currently writing a book on photography, trace and trauma. She will be presenting a talk titled Rubbing, Casting, Making Strange. A reception follows the lecture in room 214, Pomerene Hall.