Laura L. Meixner, Cornell University

Associate Professor Ithaca, New York llm4@cornell.edu Office: (607) 255-7079

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European and American visual cultures during the long nineteenth century, emphasizing French and American marketplaces. Impressionist seriality and U.S. commodities trade and tariffs, genre painting, caricatures, political cartoons, posters, anarchist theatre, popular images of labor, riots, stri...

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Bio/Research

European and American visual cultures during the long nineteenth century, emphasizing French and American marketplaces. Impressionist seriality and U.S. commodities trade and tariffs, genre painting, caricatures, political cartoons, posters, anarchist theatre, popular images of labor, riots, strikes. Focus on media studies includes mass and consumer cultures in the U.S. from the Gilded Age through the present: radio serials, photojournalism, fashion, advertising, comic books and censors, T.V. and female audiences. Major influences connecting these are Bakhtin, Benjamin, De Certeau, and Rancière.

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