Smithsonian Voices

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Elizabeth Hamilton

Elizabeth Hamilton, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at Fort Valley State University and art historian whose research focuses on visual culture of the African diaspora, feminism, and Afrofuturism. She is working on her first book: Charting the Afrofuturist Imaginary in African American Art: The Black Female Fantastic (Routledge). Dr. Hamilton has published research in Nka: The Journal of Contemporary African Art, African Arts, and the International Review of African American Art.

How Artist Benny Andrews and an Archival Assignment Inspired an HBCU Student

For an assignment created in the Archives of American Art's Teaching with Primary Sources Workshop, Professor Elizabeth Hamilton had students use archives of artists with connections to HBCUs