CGS Global Work Series 2021-22: Global Museum Work in Light of the Pandemic and the Protest
20 October 2021
Organized by the Center for Global Studies at the at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this panel will explore how the pandemic and racial struggles have reshaped global museum work. The participating curators and scholars will address the challenges, as well as the new trajectories and avenues for engaging the public that emerged as the result of the global health and race crises. The goal of this panel is to generate active discussions about the impact of these events on the museum as an institution, curatorial practices, and museum professionals.
The panel consists of Dr. Thea Quiray Tagle (Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Critical Ethnic and Community Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston), Dr. Anita Haldemann (Deputy Director, Head of Art & Research of the Kunstmuseum Basel), Dr. Sooa Im McCormick (Curator of Korean Art of the Cleveland Museum of Art) and Dr. Maureen Warren (Curator of European and American Art of the Krannert Art Museum).