• Erin Silver


    Professor Erin Silver is a historian of queer and feminist art, visual culture, performance, and activism, who holds a PhD in Art History and Gender and Women’s studies from McGill University. She is the co-editor (with Amelia Jones) of Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories (Manchester University Press, 2015), and co-edited (with taisha paggett) an issue of C Magazine, “Force,” on intersectional feminisms and movement culture. She has curated exhibitions at the FOFA Gallery (Montreal), the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (Toronto), and the Doris McCarthy Gallery (Toronto). Professor Silver is currently teaching a new course, “Is Art History Queer?,” in the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, and next term she will be delivering an art history seminar on the history of art and activism in Canada.

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