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Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Carolyn Dean

"Seeing Is Not Believing: Colonialist Visuality, Inka Masonry, and the Challenge of Aniconism"
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Porter D Building, Room 245
Porter College, UCSC
Presented by: 
Arts Division
Film and Digital Media
History of Art and Visual Culture

Carolyn Dean is a Professor of History of Art and Visual Culture at UC Santa Cruz. Dean studies Andean, particularly Inka (Inca), visual and performance culture both before and after Spanish colonization. She has published numerous articles and two books: Inka Bodies and the Body of Christ: Corpus Christi in Colonial Cuzco Peru (Duke University Press, 1999) and A Culture of Stone: Inka Perspectives on Rock (Duke University Press, 2010).  

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Free and open to the public. Night parking permits can be purchased for $3 at the Parking Sales Office in the H Barn. Parking Sales Office mapPorter D Building and parking map

Image caption: Trapezoidal Niche at Ollantaytambo, Peru. Inka, late 15th c. Photograph by Carolyn Dean