Marina Wells

American art history, material and visual culture, gender and sexuality studies

  • Title American art history, material and visual culture, gender and sexuality studies
  • Education BA in Art History & English, Colby College

To explore their deep commitment to interdisciplinary cultural history, Marina Wells draws upon a background in art history and English literature. Their examination of gendered materiality highlights objects generated by homosocial male environments. By employing the lens of feminist and queer theory to examine powder horns and nineteenth century scrimshaw, they interrogates historical constructions of masculinity.

They have taught and consulted for museums, galleries, and an auction house. At Boston University they served as an editorial assistant and teaching fellow for such departments as English, History of Art & Architecture, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

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