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Jillian Hernandez

Remote Guest Lecture

April 30, 2021
12:00 p.m. PDT
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Jillian Hernandez is a scholar, curator, and community arts educator. Her areas of expertise include contemporary art and visual culture, girlhood, and Black and Latinx gender and sexual politics. Her work is inspired by Women on the Rise!, a project she founded in Miami, Florida in 2004 that engaged thousands of Black and Latina girls in critical dialogues about identity through feminist art. She is a faculty member in the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women's Studies Research at the University of Florida. Her book, Aesthetics of Excess: The Art and Politics of Black and Latina Embodiment, was recently published by Duke University Press.