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Art, Art History, and Design Professor Receives Humboldt Research Fellowship

Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017
Author: Brenda Thi Thai
Department: Asian Studies Center

As part of the fellowship, Zitzewitz will learn to speak German and will spend the upcoming academic year at the Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, where she will work on her next book, which focuses on the rapid formal and institutional changes in contemporary art in India and Pakistan from 1991 to 2008.

Zitzewitz has been doing research for the book for the past five years. She is ultimately interested in figuring out ways for people to understand this period of art, both in its own terms and in terms that enlarge the conversation about modern and contemporary art in general. 

Read the full article on the College of Arts & Letters website.