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    • Friedrich Amelung

    • Friedrich Ludwig Balthasar Amelung (23 March [O.S. 11 March] 1842 – 20 March [O.S. 7 March] 1909) was a Baltic German cultural historian, businessman and chess endgame composer. Amelung was born at Võisiku (German: Woiseck) manor in Governorate of Livonia of the Russian Empire (present-day Jõgev ... Read »


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    • Ellis Ashton

    • Ellis Ashton (born 1 December 1919 - 31 October 1985), MBE, was an English comedian and theatre historian. Ellis Ashton was born on 1 December 1919 in Liverpool, northwest England. His parents were Joseph and Beatrice Ashton. He was educated at Holy Trinity of Liverpool and at the Army Formation College. Ashton marrie ... Read »


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    • David A. Bailey

    • David A. Bailey, MBE (born 1961 in London), is a British Afro-Caribbean curator, photographer, writer and cultural facilitator, living and working in London and Nassau, The Bahamas. Among his main concerns are the notions of diaspora and black representation in art. He co-curated the seminal exhibitions Back to Black ... Read »


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    • Karl Barksdale

    • Karl Barksdale is a professor at Utah Valley University who teaches concurrent credit classes including Political Science, American History, and World Civilizations. He teaches high school students attending Utah County Academy of Sciences, located in Orem, Utah. He has authored over 63 books including a wide arra ... Read »


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    • Judith Benhamou-Huet

    • Judith Benhamou-Huet is a French journalist, independent curator and author specialized in art and the art market. She is a weekly columnist for the French newspaper Les Echos and the magazine Le Point. Benhamou-Huet is also the author of a number of books as well as an independent curator. In the early 1990s, Ben ... Read »


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    • Maurice Berger

    • Maurice Berger

      Maurice Berger (1956) is an American cultural historian, curator, and art critic. Maurice Berger is a cultural historian, art critic, and curator. He is Research Professor and Chief Curator at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Berger's essay series, Race Stori ... Read »


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    • Å efik BeÅ¡lagić


    • Douglas A. Mendini

    • Douglas A. Mendini (1953-2016) was an author who wrote under the pseudonym Julian Biddle, known for "What Was Hot", a history of pop culture in America, among other books. The name was a pseudonym for writer Douglas A. Mendini (1953-2016). Writing as Mendini, his non-fiction appeared in Life, Entertainment Weekly, and ... Read »


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    • Stephen Birmingham

    • Stephen Gardner Birmingham (May 28, 1929 – November 15, 2015) was an American author known for his social histories of wealthy American families, often focusing on ethnicity — Jews (his "Jewish trilogy": Our Crowd, The Grandees, The Rest of Us), African-Americans (Certain People), Irish (Real Lace), and the A ... Read »


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    • Tara Brabazon

    • Tara Brabazon (born 3 January 1969) is the Dean of Graduate Research and the Professor of Cultural Studies at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. ... Read »


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    • Timothy Brook

    • Timothy Brook

      Timothy James Brook (Chinese name: 卜正民; born January 6, 1951), is a Canadian historian specializing in the study of China (sinology). He holds the Republic of China Chair, Department of History, University of British Columbia. His research interests include the social and cultural history of the Ming Dy ... Read »


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    • Jacob Burckhardt

    • Jacob Burckhardt in 1892
      Born (1818-05-25)May 25, 1818
      Basel, Switzerland Died August 8, 1897(1897-08-08) (aged 79)
      Basel, Switzerland Nationality Swiss Fields History of art
      Cultural history Institutions University of Basel
      Federal Polytechnic School Alma mater
    • Jacob Burckhardt

      Carl Jacob Christoph Burckhardt (May 25, 1818 – August 8, 1897) was a Swiss historian of art and culture and an influential figure in the historiography of both fields. He is known as one of the major progenitors of cultural history.Sigfried Giedion described Burckhardt's achievement in the following terms: "The g ... Read »


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    • Haldane Burgess

    • James John (J.J.) Haldane Burgess (1862 - 1927) was a Shetland historian, poet, novelist, violinist, linguist and socialist, a noted figure in Shetland's cultural history. His published works include Rasmie's Büddie, Some Shetland Folk, Tang, The Treasure of Don Andreas, Rasmie's Kit, Rasmie's Smaa Murr, and The Vik ... Read »


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    • Peter Burke (historian)

    • Ulick Peter Burke (born 1937 in Stanmore, England) is a British historian and professor. He was born to a Roman Catholic father and Jewish mother (who later converted to Roman Catholicism). He was educated by the Jesuits and at St John's College, Oxford and was a doctoral candidate at St Antony's College. From 1962 to ... Read »


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    • Jack Burnham

    • Jack Wesley Burnham Jr. (born New York, New York, 1931) is an American writer on art and technology, who taught art history at Northwestern University and the University of Maryland. He is one of the main forces behind the emergence of systems art in the 1960s. Burnham received a BFA from the Yale School of Art in ... Read »


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    • Cecelia Svinth Carpenter

    • Hope Cecelia Svinth Carpenter was the first historian to write in depth about the Nisqually people. As a Tacoma, Washington schoolteacher and enrolled member of the Nisqually tribe, when Carpenter discovered that her students' history books provided an inaccurate relation of the history of native people, she began rese ... Read »


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    • Paul Cliteur

    • Paul Cliteur

      Paul Bernard Cliteur (born 6 September 1955) is a Dutch professor of jurisprudence at Leiden University, and also a philosopher, writer, publicist, and columnist. He is known for his conservative perspective, his atheism,republicanism and efforts for animal rights. He is a member of De Vrije Gedachte. Cliteur has also ... Read »


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    • Tricia Collins

    • Tricia Collins is an American art critic, art gallerist and curator of contemporary art. She was half of the curatorial team Collins & Milazzo, who co-published and co-edited Effects : Magazine for New Art Theory from 1982 to 1984. She later ran the art galleries Grand Salon, Tricia Collins Grand Salon, and Tricia Coll ... Read »


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    • Sarah Cook (curator)

    • Sarah Cook is a Canadian scholar, historian and curator in the field of New Media art. Cook was a Research Fellow at the University of Sunderland, where she worked with the research institute CRUMB – Curatorial Resource for Upstart Media Bliss, that she co-founded with Beryl Graham in 2000, and taught on the MA Cu ... Read »


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    • Nicholas J. Cull

    • Nicholas J. Cull (born 1964) is a historian and the director of the Master's in Public Diplomacy program at the Center on Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California. Cull earned both his B.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Leeds. As a graduate, he studied at Princeton University as a Harkness Fellow of ... Read »


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    • Alan Davidson (food writer)

    • Alan Eaton Davidson (30 March 1924 – 2 December 2003) was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food (1999, second edition 2006). The son of a Scottish tax inspector, Davidson was ... Read »


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    • Christian Delporte

    • Christian Delporte

      Christian Delporte, born in 1958 in Paris, is a French historian specialized in political and cultural history of France in the twentieth century, including the history of media, image and political communication. Delporte earned his PhD from Sciences Po, where he was a student of René Rémond and Serge Berstein. ... Read »


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    • Jasleen Dhamija

    • Jasleen Dhamija (born 1933 ) is a veteran Indian textile art historian, crafts expert and former UN worker. Based in Delhi, she is best known for her pioneering research on the handloom and handicraft industry, especially history of textiles and costumes. She has remained professor of living cultural traditions at the ... Read »


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    • Johanna Drucker

    • Johanna Drucker

      Johanna Drucker (born May 30, 1952) is an author, book artist, visual theorist, and cultural critic. Her scholarly writing documents and critiques visual language: letterforms, typography, visual poetry, art, and lately, digital aesthetics. She is currently the Martin and Bernard Breslauer Professor in the Department o ... Read »


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    • Thomas von der Dunk

    • Thomas von der Dunk

      Thomas von der Dunk (Soestdijk, 2 July 1961) is a Dutch cultural historian, writer, and columnist who has written for de Volkskrant and HP/De Tijd. A controversial figure, in 2011 Von der Dunk angered Dutch politicians from the ruling government coalition to the extent that they cancelled one of his public lectures. V ... Read »


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    • Judith Dupré


    • Thierry de Duve

    • Thierry de Duve (born 1944) is a Belgian professor of modern art theory and contemporary art theory, and both actively teaches and publishes books in the field. He is an art critic and also curates exhibitions. He has been a visiting professor at: the University of Lille III (France), the Sorbonne (France), MIT, and J ... Read »


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    • Rod Edmond

    • Rod Edmond is a New Zealand writer and academic, specialising in cultural history and British Empire studies. Edmond was born in Hamilton, New Zealand, and studied at Victoria University and Merton College, Oxford. He was Professor of Modern Literature and Cultural History at the University of Kent until his retiremen ... Read »


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    • Jaan Eilart

    • Jaan Eilart (24 June 1933 – 18 May 2006) was an Estonian phytogeographer, landscape ecologist, cultural historian and conservationist. Eilart was born in Pala, Kirna Parish, Järva County. In 1957 he started teaching conservation as a subject in the Tartu State University. In 1958 he established the Tartu Stude ... Read »


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    • Mustafa Ejubović


    • Modris Eksteins

    • Modris Eksteins (born December 13, 1943 in Riga, Latvia) is a Canadian historian with a special interest in German history and modern culture. His works include Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age (1989), which won the Wallace K. Ferguson Prize and the Trillium Book Award, Walking Since Dayb ... Read »


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    • Yael S. Feldman

    • Yael S. Feldman (Hebrew: יעל פלדמן, née Keren-Or) is an Israeli-born American scholar and academic particularly known for her work in comparative literature and feminist Hebrew literary criticism. She is the Abraham I. Katsh Professor of Hebrew Culture and Education in the Judaic Studies Depa ... Read »


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    • Bonifaciu Florescu

    • Bonifaciu Florescu

      Bonifaciu Florescu (first name also Boniface, Bonifacio, Bonifati, last name also Floresco; born Bonifacius Florescu; May 1848 – December 18, 1899) was a Romanian polygraph, the illegitimate son of writer-revolutionary Nicolae Bălcescu. Born secretly outside his parents' native Wallachia, at Pest, he was taken ... Read »


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    • José Eduardo Franco


    • Rusty Frank

    • Rusty Frank

      Rusty Frank is an American tap dancer, producer, writer, choreographer, lindy hopper, historian and tap-dance preservationist. Rusty Frank was born in Hollywood, California and raised in Los Angeles. She began dancing at age six, inspired as a child by watching classic American films of the 1930s and '40s, especia ... Read »


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    • Peter Friese

    • Peter Friese (born 23 March 1952, Siemianowice Śląskie, Poland), is a German art historian and curator. Friese studied art history, archaeology and Philosophy at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany His professional life began 1975 at Kunstmuseum Bochum, 1978 at Museum Folkwang and 1980–1984 at Kunsthal ... Read »


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    • René Fülöp-Miller


    • Charlie Gere

    • Charlie Gere is a British academic who is Professor of Media Theory and History at The Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, The University of Lancaster and previously, Director of Research at the Institute for Cultural Research at The University of Lancaster. He is author of several books and articles on new ... Read »


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    • Bronisław Geremek


    • Alexie Glass-Kantor

    • Alexie Glass-Kantor (née Glass, born in Sydney) is an Australian curator and writer. She is currently the executive director of Artspace Sydney and curator for the Encounters sector of Art Basel Hong Kong. Glass-Kantor received her bachelor's degree with honors in 1999 from the University of New South Wales, wh ... Read »


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    • Thyrza Nichols Goodeve

    • Thyrza Nichols Goodeve is an art writer, artist, and interviewer active in the field of contemporary art and culture. Since 1999, she has been on the faculty at the School of Visual Arts, teaching in the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Program, MFA in Art Practice, MFA Computer Arts and undergraduate art history and film ... Read »


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    • Brenda Dixon Gottschild

    • Brenda Dixon Gottschild is an American cultural historian, performer, choreographer, and anti-racist cultural worker. She has used her background as a dance performer and as a professor of dance to create works that bring racism, gender, and societal questions to the forefront of discussions. Her choreographic work is ... Read »


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    • Dan Graham

    • Dan Graham

      Daniel "Dan" Graham (born March 31, 1942) is an American artist, writer, and curator. Graham grew up in New Jersey. In 1964 he began directing the John Daniels Gallery in New York, where he put on Sol LeWitt's first one-man show, and in groups shows, exhibited works of Donald Judd, Dan Flavin and Robert Smithson. Like ... Read »


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    • Oliver Grau

    • Oliver Grau (born 24 October 1965) is a German art historian and media theoretician with a focus on image science, modernity and media art as well as culture of the 19th century and Italian art of the Renaissance. Oliver Grau is Professor of Image Science and Head of the Department for Image Science at the Danube ... Read »


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    • Helen Gregory

    • Helen Gregory (born 1946) is a prominent historian, author and retired public servant in and of Brisbane, Queensland Australia and its surrounds. She holds a BA (Hons) from the University of Queensland and is a former adjunct professor of that institution. In 1969 Helen Gregory was the first Queensland woman to be of ... Read »


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    • Mark Griep

    • Mark Griep (born 1959) is a chemistry professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has a bachelor’s and doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Minnesota. He studies the enzymes primase and DnaB helicase in his search for antibiotics that inhibit them. He is co-author with Marjorie Mikasen of the n ... Read »


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    • Claire Griffiths


    • Christopher Harding

    • Christopher Harding (born July 1978) is a cultural historian of modern India and Japan, lecturer in Asian history at the University of Edinburgh, broadcaster and journalist. His series on culture and mental health, The Borders of Sanity, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service in 2016. ... Read »


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    • John Heatwole

    • John L. Heatwole (1948-2006) was an artist, historian, tour guide, and storyteller who gathered and preserved hundreds of oral history and folklore stories from the Shenandoah Valley and throughout Virginia and West Virginia through writings, lectures, and radio programs. Heatwole was born in Washington, DC and grew ... Read »


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    • Marvin Heiferman

    • Marvin Heiferman (born 1948) is an American curator and writer, who originates projects about the impact of photographic images on art and visual culture for museums, art galleries, publishers and corporations. As Assistant Director of LIGHT Gallery, New York (1971–1974), Director of Castelli Graphics and Pho ... Read »


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    • Lizanne Henderson

    • Lizanne Henderson is a lecturer in history at the University of Glasgow in Dumfries. She is a cultural historian and folklorist and is an expert on the Scottish Witch-Hunts and Scottish fairy belief. She has research interests in supernatural belief traditions across the world, the folklore of animals, and Scottish con ... Read »


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    • Wulf Herzogenrath

    • Wulf Herzogenrath (born 23 March 1944, Rathenow, Province of Brandenburg), Germany is a German art historian and curator. He is a leading expert in Video art. Herzogenrath studied art history, archaeology und ethnology in Kiel, Berlin and Bonn. 1967 - 1968 he edited the exhibition catalog "50 Jahre Bauhaus“. ... Read »


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    • Susan Hogan (historian)

    • Susan Hogan (born 1961) is a British cultural historian. Hogan is Professor in Cultural Studies & Art Therapy at the University of Derby, where she facilitates the closed-group component of the art therapy training, and co-ordinates the final thesis or research project component of a number of programmes. Hogan ma ... Read »


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    • Hsieh Che-ching

    • Hsieh Che-ching (in Chinese: 謝哲青, born 18 November 1973, Hualien County, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese cultural/art history expert, broadcaster, travel writer, and mountaineer. Hsieh Che-ching was born in Hualien, grew up and studied in Kaohsiung, and now lives in Taipei. He has a BA degree in history and a ma ... Read »


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    • Andrew Hussey

    • Andrew Hussey OBE (born 1963) is an English cultural historian and biographer. Born in Liverpool, Hussey was educated at the University of Manchester and the Jean Moulin University Lyon 3. He received his PhD for a thesis on Georges Bataille, eventually published as his first book. His biography of Guy Debord was ... Read »


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    • John Rice Irwin

    • John Rice Irwin (born December 11, 1930) is an American cultural historian, and founder of the Museum of Appalachia in Norris, Tennessee. Rice was born in Union County, Tennessee, but while still an infant his family moved twice, and would eventually permanently reside on a farm near Norris, Tennessee. He served in th ... Read »


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    • Jyotindra Jain

    • Jyotindra Jain (born June 5, 1943) is an Indian art and cultural historian, and museologist. A scholar on folk and ritual arts of India, he was the Director of the National Crafts Museum, New Delhi, Member Secretary and Professor (Cultural Archives), at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi, and ... Read »


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    • Zorica Jevremović Munitić


    • Khasnor Johan

    • Khasnor Johan (PhD) is a Malaysian author and historian. Khasnor Johan married Australian political scientist and author Harold Crouch in 1973. Johan studied at the University of Malaya (in Kuala Lumpur). Her master's thesis, The Malay College, Kuala Kangsar, 1905-1941: British Policy of Education for Employment ... Read »


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    • Jill Johnston

    • Jill Johnston (May 17, 1929 – September 18, 2010) was an American feminist author and cultural critic who wrote Lesbian Nation in 1973 and was a longtime writer for The Village Voice. She was also a leader of the lesbian separatist movement of the 1970s. Johnston also wrote under the pen name F. J. Crowe. Bor ... Read »


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    • Natana Kasinathan

    • Natana Kasinthan is an Indian historian, archaeologist, author and epigraphist who is known for his work on inscriptions of Tamil Nadu. He served as the Director of the Tamil Nadu Archaeology Department, Government of Tamil Nadu. He is credited for reviving the inscriptions relating to early Tamil civilizations. R ... Read »


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    • Richard Ian Kimball

    • Richard Ian Kimball is a professor of history at Brigham Young University (BYU). He is a leading expert on the history of sports, especially as it relates to the Latter-day Saints. His book Sports in Zion: Mormon Recreation 1890-1940 was published by the University of Illinois Press and has been reviewed by such widely ... Read »


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    • Jacques Lafaye

    • Professor Jacques Lafaye, (born 21 March 1930) is a French historian who, from the early 1960s has written influentially on cultural and religious Spanish and Latin American history. His most popular work is Quetzalcoatl and Guadalupe written in 1974 regarding the formation of the Mexican National Consciousness and inc ... Read »


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    • Otto Lauffer

    • Otto Lauffer (20 February 1874 – 8 August 1949) was a German folklorist and cultural historian. Otto Lauffer was born in Weende (which is today is a district of Göttingen) on 20 February 1874 and spent his childhood there, until 1886. He studied German language and literature studies, history and art history ... Read »


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    • Maud Lavin

    • Maud Lavin is a nonfiction writer and cultural historian. She is a professor of Visual and Critical Studies and Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship (in 2005) and a National Endowment for the Arts grant. Her most recent book is P ... Read »


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    • Jacques Le Goff

    • Jacques Le Goff

      Jacques Le Goff (1 January 1924 – 1 April 2014) was a French historian and prolific author specializing in the Middle Ages, particularly the 12th and 13th centuries. Le Goff championed the Annales School movement, which emphasizes long-term trends over the topics of politics, diplomacy, and war that dominated 19t ... Read »


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    • Jean-Jacques Lebel

    • Jean-Jacques Lebel is a French artist, poet, poetry publisher, political activist and scholar born in Paris in 1936. He is known primarily for his work with Happenings, and as an art theory writer and art curator. He is the son of Robert Lebel, art critic and friend of Marcel Duchamp. Lebel had his first exhibitio ... Read »


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    • Julius Lippert (historian)

    • Julius Lippert (April 12, 1839 – December 12, 1909) was an Austrian cultural historian and politician in Bohemia. Lippert was born in Braunau (Broumov) and died in Prague. ... Read »


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    • Margot Lovejoy

    • Margot Lovejoy is a digital artist and historian of art and technology. She is Professor Emerita of Visual Arts at the State University of New York at Purchase. She is the author of Digital Currents: Art in the Electronic Age. Lovejoy is recipient of a 1987Guggenheim Fellowship and a 1994 Arts International Grant in In ... Read »


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    • Meilė LukÅ¡ienė


    • Dean L. May

    • Dean Lowe May (April 6, 1938 – May 6, 2003) was an American academic, author and documentary filmmaker and professor of History at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. May specialized in nineteenth- and twentieth-century social and cultural history of the American West through the study of community and ... Read »


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    • Tilar J. Mazzeo

    • Tilar J. Mazzeo is a cultural historian and author of several bestselling works of narrative nonfiction. She is the Clara C. Piper Associate Professor of English at Colby College in Maine. Mazzeo was born in Port Charlotte, Florida in 1971, and largely grew up in Rockport, Maine. She attended Camden-Rockport High ... Read »


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    • Carlo McCormick

    • Carlo McCormick is an American culture critic and curator living in New York City. He is the author of numerous books, monographs and catalogues on contemporary art and artists. McCormick lectures and teaches extensively at universities and colleges around the United States on popular culture and art. His writing ... Read »


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    • Iain McGilchrist

    • Iain McGilchrist is a psychiatrist, doctor, writer, and former Oxford literary scholar. McGilchrist came to prominence after the publication of his book The Master and His Emissary, subtitled The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. McGilchrist read English at New College, Oxford, but having published Ag ... Read »


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    • Farah Mendlesohn

    • Farah Mendlesohn

      Farah Jane Mendlesohn (born 27 July 1968) is a British academic historian and writer on science fiction and fantasy literature, and an active science fiction fan. Mendlesohn was born in Manchester. She joined the University of Stafford in November 2016 as Prof & Assistant Dean, Law, Policing, Forensics & Sociology ... Read »


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    • Leon Claire Metz

    • Leon Claire Metz (born November 6, 1930) is an American cultural historian, author, television documentary personality, and lecturer on the American Old West period. Metz has presented hundreds of his programs to groups all over the U.S. particularly in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona. Metz has also made numerous TV appeara ... Read »


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    • Gisle Midttun

    • Gisle Midttun (1881–1940) was a Norwegian cultural historian and museologist. He was born in Kvinnherad, and was a brother of philologist Olav Midttun. Midttun was assigned with the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History from 1910. He was a co-editor of the multi-volume series Norske bygder, where he also published ... Read »


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    • Marjorie Mikasen

    • Marjorie Mikasen (born 1959) is an abstract, geometric, hard-edge acrylic painter working in Lincoln, Nebraska. She has a degree in studio arts from The University of Minnesota. She is co-author with Mark Griep of the nonfiction book Re'Action!' Chemistry in the Movies. Mikasen was from Chicago, Illinois, but grew ... Read »


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    • Richard Milazzo

    • Richard Milazzo is a critic, curator, publisher, independent scholar and poet. In the 1970s, he was the editor and co-publisher of Out of London Press. He is the co-founding publisher and editor of Edgewise Press. In the 1980s, under the rubric of Collins & Milazzo, he co-curated art exhibitions and co-wrote works on a ... Read »


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    • Alan W. Moore

    • Alan W. Moore (born 1951, in Chicago) is an art historian and activist whose work addresses cultural economies and groups and the politics of collectivity. After a stint as an art critic, Moore made video art and installation art from the mid-1970s on. He runs the House Magic information project on self-organized, occu ... Read »


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    • Robert C. Morgan

    • Robert C. Morgan (born 1943) is an American art critic, art historian, curator, poet, and painter. Robert C. Morgan received his M.F.A. in Sculpture from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1975 and his Ph.D. in contemporary art history from New York University in 1978. Professor Morgan has had an extensiv ... Read »


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    • Dominique Moulon

    • Dominique Moulon (born 1962) is a historian of art and technology, specializing in French digital art. He is the author of the book Art contemporain nouveaux médias. Dominique Moulon began his activities as an art historian of new media art and computer art by obtaining a Diplôme National Supérieur d†... Read »


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    • Herbert Meinhard Mühlpfordt


    • Laure Murat

    • Laure Murat (born 1967, Paris) is a French historian and writer. A member of the House of Murat, Laure Murat is a cousin of the 8th Prince Murat, and the daughter of Napoleon Murat, producer of films, and Ines of Albert de Luynes, who wrote some books. An autodidact, she passed her doctorate (in history at the à ... Read »


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    • Maheswar Neog

    • Professor Maheswar Neog (7 September 1915 – 13 September 1995) was an Indian academic who specialised in the cultural history of the North East India especially Assam, besides being an Assamese-language scholar and poet. An editorial in the Assam Times called him "a versatile scholar and visionary thinker with enc ... Read »


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    • Tavia Nyong'o


    • Hans-Ulrich Obrist

    • Hans-Ulrich Obrist

      Hans Ulrich Obrist (born 1968) is an art curator, critic and historian of art. He is artistic director at the Serpentine Galleries, London. Obrist is the author of The Interview Project, an extensive ongoing project of interviews. He is also co-editor of the Cahiers d'art revue. Obrist was born in Zürich, Switz ... Read »


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    • Kirsty Ogg

    • Kirsty Ogg is a curator at the Whitechapel Gallery and of the London Open, and Lecturer in Curating at Goldsmiths, University of London. Ogg is listed in the power 100 list for the art world. ... Read »


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    • David Pagel

    • David Pagel is an art critic, educator, curator, dioramatist and bike enthusiast. Pagel is a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times and has written nearly 500 articles since 1997. He serves as Chair of the Art Department at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. Pagel has written several bo ... Read »


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    • Helen Z. Papanikolas

    • Helen Zeese Papanikolas (June 29, 1917 – October 31, 2004) was a Greek-American ethnic historian, novelist and folklorist who documented the immigrant experience in Utah and the American West through histories, memoirs, fiction, and poetry. Her ethnographic themes drew upon her experience as a Greek-American in a ... Read »


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    • Peter Paret

    • Peter Paret (born April 13, 1924) is an American military, cultural and art historian with a particular interest in German history. Paret was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Dr. Hans Paret and Suzanne Aimée Cassirer, who divorced in 1932. His mother, who was born in Brussels, Belgium, was from a Jewish fami ... Read »


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    • Jussi Parikka

    • Jussi Parikka is a Finnish new media theorist and Professor in Technological Culture & Aesthetics at Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton). He is also Docent of digital culture theory at the University of Turku in Finland. Until May 2011 Parikka was the Director of the Cultures of the Digital Economy (Co ... Read »


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    • Christiane Paul (curator)

    • Christiane Paul is an Associate Professor in the School of Media Studies at The New School, and Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Paul received both her MA and PhD from the University of Düsseldorf. She has written extensively on new media arts and lecture ... Read »


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    • Ovidiu Pecican

    • Ovidiu Coriolan Pecican (born January 8, 1959) is a Romanian historian, essayist, novelist, short-story writer, literary critic, poet, playwright, and journalist opf partly Serbian origin (as his last name implies). He is especially known for his political writings on disputed issues such as regional autonomy for Trans ... Read »


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    • John Perreault

    • John Lucas Perreault (August 26, 1937 – September 6, 2015), was a poet, art curator and art critic. Perreault was born in Manhattan, New York to a French-Canadian father and was raised in Belmar, New Jersey. He wrote for the Village Voice and the Soho News. In his criticism, Perreault championed new art of all ki ... Read »


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    • Robert Pincus-Witten

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