Lisa E. Bloom

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    Lisa E. Bloom‘s in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary re­search and ped­a­gog­i­cal in­ter­ests cut across nu­mer­ous fields in­clud­ing crit­i­cal gen­der stud­ies, vi­sual cul­ture, art his­tory, sci­ence stud­ies, pho­tog­ra­phy, and cul­tural stud­ies. She is the au­thor of Gen­der on Ice: Amer­i­can Ide­olo­gies of Polar Ex­pe­di­tions (Uni­ver­sity of Min­nesota Press, 1993), which is the first crit­i­cal book to date on the Arc­tic and Antarc­tic writ­ten from a fem­i­nist per­spec­tive, and an edited an­thol­ogy en­ti­tled With Other Eyes: Look­ing at Race and Gen­der in Vi­sual Cul­ture (Uni­ver­sity of Min­nesota Press, 1999) that was also trans­lated into Japan­ese. Her third book,  en­ti­tled Jew­ish Iden­ti­ties in U.S. Fem­i­nist Art: Ghosts of Eth­nic­ity (Rout­ledge, Lon­don, 2006)  ex­plores the place of Jew­ish­ness in fem­i­nist art in the United States. Her more re­cent ar­ti­cles in­clude a re­view of the Is­tan­bul Bi­en­nial 2009 for a British In­ter­na­tional Fem­i­nist Art Jour­nal, n.?paradoxa that was co-writ­ten with Betti-Sue Hertz of the Yerba Buena Cen­ter, and Dis­ap­pear­ing Ice and Miss­ing Data: Vi­sual Cul­ture of the Polar Re­gions and Cli­mate Change, that was co-writ­ten with Elena Glas­berg that will be pub­lished in Far Fields: Dig­i­tal Cul­ture, Cli­mate Change, and the Poles (edited by An­drea Polli and Jane Marsching) forth­com­ing 2011. Lisa E. Bloom’s es­says have ap­peared in The Scholar and the Fem­i­nist, n.?paradoxa, and Con­fig­u­ra­tions; ex­hi­bi­tion cat­a­logues on Isaac Julien and Eleanor Antin, and an­tholo­gies in­clud­ing The Vi­sual Cul­ture Reader, Per­form­ing the Body/Per­form­ing the Text, Jew­ish Iden­tity and Art His­tory, Jews and Sex, Writ­ing Sci­ence, and Every­day eBay, Col­lect­ing and De­sir­ing. She has both an M.F.A. from the Vi­sual Stud­ies Work­shop and Rochester In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy (1985) and a Ph. D. from the His­tory of Con­scious­ness Board at the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Santa Cruz (1990). She cur­rently teaches in the Vi­sual Arts De­part­ment at the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, San Diego (US).


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  • San Diego, California, US


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