PhD, Department of Media, Culture and Communication, New York University (2013)
BA, History and Human Rights, Bard College (2004)
As of the academic year 2014-15, I’m teaching two new undergraduate modules, “Forming the Commons” and “The Fact of Blackness.” I am also contributing to the first year module “Beyond Boundaries.”
Presentations and exhibitions
“Out of Alternatives” symposium, presented by Common Practice, Artists Space: Books and Talks, May 2014.
“Zilia Sanchez’s ‘Minor’ Forms.” Soy Isla, panel presented by the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Artists Space: Books and Talks, May 2013.
“Black Mask: ‘The Revolution Must Be Real.’” Speaker Series, Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, February 2013.
“Blue Masks: On Representation and Humanitarianism.” Guest lecture for Computers and Culture, School of Film and Media Studies, SUNY Purchase, February 2011.
“Black Synaesthesia: The Anarcho-Aesthetics of Black Mask.” Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 2012.
“Up Against the Real.” Whitney Independent Study Program Critical Studies Program Symposium: Critical Perspectives on Visual Culture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, May 2012.
“Up Against the Wall/Motherfucker’s Politics of Immediacy.” The Neil Postman Graduate Conference, NYU Department of Media, Culture and Communication, New York, March 2012.
“Affective Surplus: The Photographs of David Wojnarowicz and the Transmission of Radical Sincerity.” Feeling Photography Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. October 2009.
“Back to the Reservation: Appropriation, Belief, and the Native American Image.” MCC-AUP Symposium, Media and Belief: Religion, Authority, Vision. Paris, France, June 2009.
“Militant Melancholia: Art, Activism and the Wojnarowicz Archive.” College Art Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, February 2009.
My work explores the relationship between political and aesthetic experimentalism, theories of representation and prefigurative/embodied thought. I’m currently preparing a book manuscript entitled Up Against the Real: Anti-representational Militancy in 1960s New York.
Review: Lynn Spigel, TV by Design: Modern Art and the Rise of Network Television, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2009, 402 pp., $27.50 (hardcover).
Millner-Larsen, Nadja. 2009. Review: Lynn Spigel, TV by Design: Modern Art and the Rise of Network Television, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2009, 402 pp., $27.50 (hardcover). International Journal of Communication, 3, pp. 578-581. ISSN 1932-8036