Phoebe Wolfskill| Faculty
Phoebe Wolfskill, Visiting Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2006
MA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2001
BA, Emory University, 1997
- Nineteenth and twentieth century American Art
- The Harlem/Negro Renaissance
- Race and Representation
- Caricature and Stereotype
- Art and Appropriation
Reviewed text: Patricia Hills, Painting Modern Harlem: The Art of Jacob Lawrence. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. Reviewed for the Association of Historians of American Art (AHAA), spring 2011
"Caricature and the New Negro in the Work of Archibald Motley, Jr. and Palmer Hayden" Art Bulletin 91, no. 3 (September 2009): 343-365.
“’You Must be Able to Laugh at Yourself:’ Reading Racial Caricature in the Work of Archibald Motley, Jr. and his Successors” in Dana Williams, ed., Black Humor, Irony, and Satire: Ishmael Reed, Satirically Speaking. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007, chapter 7.
Jamming with the Man: Allen Stringfellow, A Retrospective. Exhibition catalogue.
Urbana, Ill.: Krannert Art Museum, 2004.
Honors and Awards:
- Publication Grant, Society for the Preservation of American Modernists, 2009
- Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 2006-2008
- Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Graduate College, University of Illinois, 2005-2006
Courses recently taught:
Art of the Great Depression
Social History of North American Art
African American Art
Art of the Harlem Renaissance
American Art and Nationalism
Race and Representation