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Executive Director

Elizabeth Otto

Executive Director, Humanities Institute
Associate Professor
Department of Art

Elizabeth Otto is Associate Professor in the Department of Visual Studies at UB and an art historian who focuses on early twentieth-century visual and media culture in the European context. She is the author of Tempo, Tempo! The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt (Berlin: Jovis Verlag, 2006) and the curator of the exhibition of the same name, which was shown at the Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin, Harvard’s Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the International Center of Photography in New York. This show was reviewed in Der Tagesspiegel, Die Berliner Zeitung, Die Taz, The Boston Globe, and The New York Times. The author of numerous scholarly essays, Libby also co-edited The New Woman International: Representations in Photography and Film from the 1870s through the 1960s (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011). Her current book project is titled Haunted Bauhaus.

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Walking Past Trees on North Campus