Shimrit Lee on Decolonize Museums

September 15, 2021 00:58:35

Hallie Ayres talks with Shimrit Lee about her forthcoming book, Decolonize Museums.  

Shimrit Lee is a writer, educator, and curator based in Philadelphia. An interdisciplinary scholar working at the intersection of visual culture, performance, and critical security studies, Shimrit’s research interests relate to the cultural production of security narratives in Israel and the US. She holds a PhD in Middle Eastern Studies from NYU, and currently teaches high school history as well as community-based adult education at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. Her book, Decolonize Museums, will be published as part of the series “Decolonize That” by Warscapes and O/R Books in 2021.

Subject
Decolonization, Postcolonialism, Exhibition Histories
Participants
Shimrit Lee, Hallie Ayres
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