Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Adrian Anagnost

Assistant Professor - Art History

Contact Info

Department Affiliation
Art history


  • B.A., Oberlin College, Art History and Chemistry
  • M.A., Columbia University, Modern Art
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, Art History

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2014-
  • Instructor, University of Chicago, 2013
  • Instructor, Illinois Institute of Art, 2012

Related Experience

  • Graduate Student Representative, Faculty Search Committee for Professor of 20th-century Latin American Art, University of Chicago, 2010-2011
  • Graduate Editorial Assistant, University of Chicago Press, 2011

Research & Teaching Specializations: Art, Urbanism, Politics, History, Brazil


  • Humanities Division Dissertation Fellowship, Mellon Foundation, 2014-2015
  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, 2013-2014
  • Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, 2011-2012
  • Ignacio Martín-Baró Prize Lectureship in Latin American Studies, University of Chicago, 2013


  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German

Selected Publications

  • 2017. “Lygia Pape in Transit: Performing Site in 1960s-1970s Rio de Janeiro,” ASAP/Journal 2, no. 3, Site Specificity without Borders.
  • “Presence, Silence, Intimacy, Duration: Lygia Clark’s Relational Objects,” May 10, 2017, Pelican Bomb, intimacy-duration-lygia-clarks-relational-objects.
  • 2012. “Creaturely Life and Bodily Expressivity in Pedro Almodovar’s Talk to Her.” Chicago Art journal.
  • 2010. Internationalism, Brasilidade, and Politics: Waldemar Cordeiro and the Search for a Universal Language.” Hemisphere: Visual Cultures of the Americas III: 23-41.
  • 2010. “Fernando Botero [Berkeley Art Museum]” (Review), ArtUS 28: 14

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: ARHS-3910-01: Art in 20th Century Latin America

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