Graduate Students


Tiffany Barber

Barber, Tiffany


Research Interests
  • Contemporary art with an emphasis on the expressions and theorizations of post/blackness and afrofuturism
  • politics of identity performance
  • theories of publics and public space
  • intersections between visual and literary practices
  • histories of exhibition and curatorial practices
Publications and Presentations
  • “William Pope.L’s Budapest Crawl and Black Male Sports Bodies in Advertising in the 1990s” in Racism and Sports, ed. Lori Latrice Martin (forthcoming 2014)
  • “Wangechi Mutu’s Non je ne regrette rien: Dismemberment and Fragmentation as Power and Resistance” in Afrofuturism 2.0 Anthology, ed. Reynaldo Anderson and Charles Jones (forthcoming)
  • Wangechi Mutu’s Non je ne regrette rien: Dismemberment and Fragmentation as Power and Resistance, Rethinking Race and Sexuality: Feminist Conversations, Contestations, and Coalitions Conference, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University, Montreal, Québec, 2013
  • Signification and Iconicity: William Pope.L Distributes MLK, Jr., Crossing the Boundaries Conference XX: Icons, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, 2012
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
  • Susan B. Anthony Teaching Fellowship, University of Rochester
  • Summer Mentored Internship for Diversity in the Visual Arts Professions, ArtTable
  • Susan B. Anthony Institute Research Grant, University of Rochester
  • Travel Grant, University of Rochester, Office of the University Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Provost Fellowship, University of Rochester
Teaching/Curatorial Experience
  • Introduction to Women’s Studies 100: Afro Future Females, University of Rochester, Fall 2013
  • Identity and Popular Culture, University of Rochester Pre-College Programs, Summer 2013
  • The Black Arts Movement, Online course, The University of Oklahoma, African and African American Studies Program, Spring 2013