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428 Ewing HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass7D8AAA13D0AB47C9A0902CA2B22E7C86"><p>​Tiffany E. Barber is a scholar, curator, and critic of twentieth and twenty-first century visual art, new media, and performance. Her work focuses on artists of the black diaspora working in the United States and the broader Atlantic world. She is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Art History at the University of Delaware.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass06352E5E0D45423FB7AEBBEA01FC3F95"><p>20th and 21st century American and African American art and their histories | arts and culture of the black diaspora | women in art | performance in the visual field | aesthetic criticism and theory | historiographical methods | the erotics of race | histories of exhibition and curation | theories of publics and public space</p></div><div class="ExternalClass090E9AA51A774019A4361AA896B24437"><p>University of Rochester, Visual and Cultural Studies, Department of Art and Art History, PhD, 2017</p></div><div class="ExternalClassAB0EF94A6C8E4585B2F2E22957B6494C"><p>Articles<br>"<a href="">Real Clothes for Real Dance</a>," in <i>Willi Smith: Street Couture</i> (2020)</p><p>"<a href="">Narcissister, A Truly Kinky Artist</a>," <i>Art Journal</i> 79, 1 (Spring 2020)<br></p><p>“<a href="">Can You Be BLACK and Make This?</a>” <em>Rhizomes</em> (2019)<br></p><p>“<em>Ghostcatching</em> and <em>After Ghostcatching</em>, Dances in the Dark,” <em>Dance Research Journal</em> 47, 1 (April 2015), 44-67.</p><p>Book Chapters<br>“Cyborg Grammar? Reading Wangechi Mutu’s <em>Non je ne regrette rien</em> through <em>Kindred</em>,” in <em><a href="">Afrofuturism 2.0: The Rise of Astroblackness</a></em>, Eds. Reynaldo Anderson and Charles Jones (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016)</p><p>Other Publications<br>“25 Years of Black Speculative Thought: A Roundtable,” <em>TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies</em> (forthcoming)</p><p>“Close Up: Beyoncé: Media and Cultural Icon: A Conversation with Salamishah Tillet,” <em>Black Camera: An International Film Journal</em> 9, 1 (Fall 2017), 205-216. </p><p>“Dark Humor and the African American Image,” in <em>Dark Humor: Joyce J. Scott and Peter Williams</em>, Exh. Cat. (Towson, MD: Towson University, 2017)</p></div>TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTSEDUCATION SELECT PUBLICATIONS tebarber@udel.eduBarber, Tiffany E.302-831-6423<img alt="Professor Tiffany Barber" src="/Images%20Bios/Barber_Tiffany-2019.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Assistant Professor of Africana Studies& Art History

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