Sarah Evans


Associate Professor Sarah Evans (Ph.D. 2004) teaches the history and theory of contemporary art at Northern Illinois University. Her dissertation is entitled Situating Cindy Sherman: Artistic Communities, Critical Agendas and Cultural Allegiances, 1975-1984. After earning her Ph.D., she held postdoctoral fellowships in the College of Letters and Science at Berkeley and at Cornell University’s Society for the Humanities. She is writing a book, Stealing Home, about late 1970s appropriation art and No Wave film and music. She is also writing about the work of Bharti Kher with reference to reproductive labor and biopolitics in India. She has served on the Motherboard of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present.