Maud Lavin is Professor of Visual and Critical Studies and Art History, Theory and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the author most recently of Push Comes to Shove: New Images of Aggressive Women (MIT). At present she is collaborating on a book-in-progress entitled Cute, Androgynous, and Pop: New Asian Femininities Circulating in the Media Landscape with co-authors Fang-Tze Hsu and SooJin Lee. Her writings have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the Nation, Slate, and many other venues. Lavin is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an N.E.A. grant, and a Kress Fellowship.
Lavin is a speaker in the Curators’ Roundtable: Structures.