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Catherine  Wilkins

Catherine Wilkins

Catherine Wilkins
Instructor, Honors College

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Office: CPR
Phone: 813/974-
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Research

My scholarly interests are in the area of 19th century to contemporary visual culture, and its intersection with sociopolitical issues and values.  I view cultural production as a manifestation of the ways in which individuals experience, process, and represent their experience at a historical moment in time, as well as a means by which such individuals exert influence over the future.  In that way, works of art can be viewed not as isolated objects or rarified artifacts, but as intimate historical documents sewn into the fabric of our collective past.  My specific research interests range from 19th century European landscape painting, to contemporary American popular culture, to new media studies.  My most recent publication is an article on the appropriation of vanitas imagery in the television series Mad Men as commentary on capitalist consumption.  My current research pertains to 19th century German-Jewish identity as depicted in Berthold Auerbach’s Black Forest Village Stories.

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
11143IDH 3100002Arts/Humanities Honors
3TR12:30pm-1:45pm

JPH 1317
15525IDH 3100007Arts/Humanities Honors
3F9:30am-12:15pm

ALN 243
24363IDH 4970002Honors Thesis
Capstone: Held at Tampa Museum of Art
3R3:00pm-5:45pm

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