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Dikovitskaya's analyses of the institutions, pedagogical practices, and personalities of the new field of visual culture in the U.S. underline how specific a rigorous historiography of this emerging discipline must be. Her study is an invaluable resource for those who seek to understand the visual in today's culture. -- Mark A. Cheetham, Graduate Department of History of Art, University of Toronto Visual Culture offers a rich archaeology of the histories, disciplines, texts, people, and university programs that have shaped the emergence of visual culture in the US academy. With this ambitious and engaging work, produced amidst the continuing development of visual studies and aided by insightful interviews from scholars across disciplines, Margaret Dikovitskaya supplies readers with an intelligent account of the diverse theoretical positions and research and teaching methods that affect contemporary engagements with the object of visual culture. This is an essential guide for students in the young field of visual studies as well as scholars wrestling with the persistent question: 'What is visual culture?' -- Raiford Guins, Founder and Principal Editor, Journal of Visual Culture, and Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Screen Media, University of the West of England Dikovitskaya's micro-history of the emergence of the new interdiscipline of visual studies is an essential read for anyone who wants to understand a key development of Western intellectual life during the late twentieth century. Grounded in lively interviews with the field's major proponents, this book illuminates the relationship in which art, history, culture, and visuality are increasingly understood to stand to each other. -- Ruth B. Phillips, Canada Research Chair in Modern Culture and Professor of Art History, Carleton University, Ottawa

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Margaret Dikovitskaya is Landsdowne Professor of Art History at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.

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"Dikovitskaya's analyses of the institutions, pedagogical practices, and personalities of the new field of visual culture in the U.S. underline how specific a rigorous historiography of this emerging discipline must be. Her study is an invaluable resource for those who seek to understand the visual in today's culture."--Mark A. Cheetham, Graduate Department of History of Art, University of Toronto "*Visual Culture* offers a rich archaeology of the histories, disciplines, texts, people, and university programs that have shaped the emergence of visual culture in the US academy. With this ambitious and engaging work, produced amidst the continuing development of visual studies and aided by insightful interviews from scholars across disciplines, Margaret Dikovitskaya supplies readers with an intelligent account of the diverse theoretical positions and research and teaching methods that affect contemporary engagements with the object of visual culture. This is an essential guide for students in the young field of visual studies as well as scholars wrestling with the persistent question: 'What is visual culture?'"--Raiford Guins, Founder and Principal Editor, *Journal of Visual Culture*, and Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Screen Media, University of the West of England "Dikovitskaya's micro-history of the emergence of the new interdiscipline of visual studies is an essential read for anyone who wants to understand a key development of Western intellectual life during the late twentieth century. Grounded in lively interviews with the field's major proponents, this book illuminates the relationship in which art, history, culture, and visuality are increasingly understood to stand to each other."--Ruth B. Phillips, Canada Research Chair in Modern Culture and Professor of Art History, Carleton University, Ottawa

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