Charlene Villaseñor Black is Professor of Art History and Chicano/a Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and is currently Terra Visiting Professor of American Art, 2021-22 at the University of Oxford. Her research focuses on the art of the early modern Ibero-American world as well as contemporary Chicanx visual culture. Her publications include the books Creating the Cult of St. Joseph: Art and Gender in the Spanish Empire (2006); (with Mari-Tere Álvarez) Renaissance Futurities: Art, Science, Invention (2019); Knowledge for Justice: An Ethnic Studies Reader (2020); and Chicano Studies Reader (2020). Currently she is finishing a new monograph, titled Transforming Saints, from New Spain to Spain.
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This is the first in a four-part seminar series hosted by Iberian History at Oxford focused on art history and visual culture. For more information please see their website: https://iberianhistory.web.ox.ac.uk/upcoming-talks