Graduate Student Affiliate

Emma Oslé

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  • Campus: NB
  • Email: emma.osle@rutgers.edu
  • PhD or MA: PhD
  • School : SAS
  • Department: Art History
  • Research Areas (themes, countries): Latinx/e Artists, Motherhood/Mothering, Race, Environmental Humanities, borderlands, critical Latinx/e indigeneities
  • Abstract of Dissertation Work: I am looking at contemporary U.S. Latinx and indigenous visual production, with special interests in Motherhood, race, and the environmental humanities. I am hoping to center my larger project on depictions of motherhood, particularly motherhood at border sites and mothering in treacherous conditions, such as race-based violence, ecological disaster/spillage, and indigenous migration.
  • Bio: Emma Oslé (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) is a fourth-year Ph.D. Candidate in Art History at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Her current work focuses on contemporary U.S. Latinx and indigenous visual production, with special interests in race, graphic art, eco-art history, and the environmental humanities. She has worked in several museums throughout the United States including MoMA (NYC), Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Bentonville, AR), and multiple smaller institutions and private collections. In addition to her work in Art History, Emma holds BFA’s in both Sculpture and Printmaking from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, and has shown work throughout the Philadelphia region.