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Andrea Liss, Ph.D.

Visual Arts, School of Arts

Dr. Andrea Liss is the Contemporary Art Historian/Cultural Theorist at California State University San Marcos where her teaching focuses on feminist art and theory, photographic theory and representations of memory and history. Her most recent book, Feminist Art and the Maternal (University of Minnesota Press) came out in January 2009. She has published Trespassing through Shadows: Memory, Photography and the Holocaust (University of Minnesota Press, 1998), as well as numerous book chapters, journal articles and exhibition catalog essays. Dr. Liss recently curated the exhibition ³Reel Mothers: Film, Video Art and the Maternal² at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, February 7 ­ June 21, 2009.

Classes Professor Liss teaches:

  • VSAR 222: Survey of World Cinema
  • VSAR 307: Holocaust of Art, Film
  • VSAR 322: Women Artists of the 20th & 21st Centuries
  • VSAR 326: Feminist Art & Motherhood
  • VSAR 423: Critical History of Photography
  • VPA  425: Capstone Workshop

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Office: ARTS 303
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