Art History Lecture This Friday!!!
“Of Rice and Roses: Preliminary Thoughts on Critical Pleasure and the Philosophy of Sabai”
Prof. Boreth Ly, Art History, UC–Santa Cruz
Friday, September 16th, 2022 | 12:00–1:30pm CT | 206 Ingraham Hall
Born in the cosmopolitan village of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Boreth Ly is an associate professor of Southeast Asian art history and visual culture at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She coedited with Nora A. Taylor, Modern and Contemporary Art of Southeast Asia (2012). In addition, she has written numerous articles and essays on the arts and films of Southeast Asia and its diaspora. Academically trained as an art historian, Ly employs multidisciplinary methods and theories in her writings and analysis, depending on the subject matter. Last, she authored, Traces of Trauma: Cambodian Visual Culture and National Identity in the Aftermath of Genocide (University of Hawai’i Press, 2021).