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Salon at the Benton

Friday, September 19, 2014
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Storrs Campus
William Benton Museum of Art

"What's Art Got to Do with Power and Propaganda?"


Moderator: Scott Harding, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Community Organization, School of Social Work. His areas of specialization include community organization and practice, poverty, social problems and social welfare policy, political advocacy, and war, militarism, and imperialism.

Panelists: Anke Finger, Associate Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies. Her teaching and research focus on modernism, media studies, digital humanities, literature and other arts, contemporary aesthetics, inter-culturality, and everyday life theories and practices. She is interested in forms of artistic and creative meshing.

Janet Watson, Associate Professor, History. Her areas of specialty are twentieth-century European cultural, modern Britain and gender studies, and her research interests are the evolution of British representations of the First World War, national identity, memory, and the Second World War.


Karen Sommer, 860-486-5084,

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