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Arts & Science Program

Dr. Kristin Patterson

Prof. Kristin Patterson
Office:
Arts & Science Program, L.R. Wilson Hall – 3038
Email:
pattekr@mcmaster.ca
Phone:
905-525-9140 ext. 26729
OFFICE HOURS:

Dr. Kristin Patterson teaches widely in the fields of visual culture, media studies, museology, and gender studies. She teaches ARTSSCI 4VC3 / Visual Culture Inquiry, a course that explores a wide range of theoretical perspectives on visual culture with a focus on activist and socially engaged practices.

Dr. Patterson received an Honours BA in Art History from McMaster and an MA and PhD in Visual Culture from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, England. Her research and classroom interests, often located on the boundaries between disciplines, borrow from distinct fields to bring a novel critical perspective to the process of interpretation. Her current research interests include textiles associated with revolutions, and the uses, limits, and reinventions of contemporary feminism in the visual arts.