Junctures in Women's Leadership: The Arts

Editor/Author Brodsky, Judith K. and Olin, Ferris
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 978-0-8135-8827-8
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Image Count: 20
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2020
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Judith K. Brodsky and Ferris Olin profile female leaders in music, theater, dance, and visual art. The diverse women included in Junctures in Women's Leadership: The Arts have made their mark by serving as executives or founders of art organizations, by working as activists to support the arts, or by challenging stereotypes about women in the arts.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Bertha Honoré Palmer: A “New Woman”?
  • Louise Rosenfield Noun: Feminist, Scholar, Art Collector, Curator, Social Activist, Philanthropist
  • Samella Sanders Lewis: Making Visible the Cultural Legacy of the African Diaspora
  • Julia Miles: Women's Project Theater: Forty Years of Making the Case for Inclusivity in the Professional Theater World
  • Míriam Colón: Opening the Theater World for Diverse Audiences
  • Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: A Tireless Political Activist
  • Bernice Steinbaum: Advancing Women Artists toward Parity in the Marketplace
  • Anne d'Harnoncourt: Showing That Women Can Run Major Cultural Institutions Successfully
  • Martha Wilson: Courageous Leadership in Innovation and Activism
  • Jawole Willa Jo Zollar: Urban Bush Women: The Power of Dance to Promote Cultural Inclusivity and Community Engagement
  • Kim Berman: Art as a Tool for Social Transformation
  • Gilane Tawadros: Breaking the Hegemony of Western Culture
  • Veomanee Douangdala and Joanne Smith: Ock Pop Tok: Social Entrepreneurship in the Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Acknowledgments