Elizabeth Otto

PhD

Elizabeth Otto

Elizabeth Otto

PhD

Elizabeth Otto

PhD

Executive Director of the Humanities Institute
Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Studies

Interests

European and US-American art and visual culture from the nineteenth century to the present; issues of gender, history, and theory; and the history of photography, film, and media culture

Contact Information

1035 Clemens Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-0523

eotto@bufalo.edu

My work is based in a profound belief in art and visual culture’s capacity not only to reflect the past and the present but also to imagine and shape a better future.

Education

  • PhD, The University of Michigan, 2003

Books

  • Haunted Bauhaus (in process)
  • Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective (with Patrick Rössler), English edition: Bloomsbury UK; German edition: Knesebeck Verlag. Forthcoming in 2019.
  • Tempo, Tempo! The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt, Jovis Verlag/Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Museum of Design; Harvard Art Museums; and the International Center for Photography, New York, 2005.

Edited books

  • Bauhaus Bodies (with Patrick Rössler), Bloomsbury Visual Arts. Forthcoming in 2019.
  • Art and Resistance in Germany (with Deborah Ascher Barnstone), Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.
  • Passages of Exile (with Burcu Dogramaci), 2017, Edition Text + Kritik, 2017.
  • New Woman International (with Vanessa Rocco), The University of Michigan Press, 2011.