Alumni Detail

Detailed Information
Kristen Galvin (2015)


B.A. with honors, Visual Arts, Brown University
M.A., Modern and Contemporary Art History, Criticism and Theory, Purchase College, SUNY
M.F.A., Studio Art, Concentration in Video, Purchase College, SUNY
Ph.D. Program in Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine

Placement: Savannah College of Art and Design, GA

Appointment/Title: Professor of Art History

Advisor(s): Lucas Hilderbrand

Dissertation: “The Art of Parties: Downtown New York Cultural Scenes, 1978–1983”

Biography/Additional Information

“The Nova Convention: A New Wave Conference Like None Other,” essay in the anthology,
The Burroughs Century (working title), Indiana University Press (forthcoming in 2015)
“TV Party: Downtown New York Scenes Live on Your TV Screen.” Sonic Visions: Popular
Music on and after Television, special issue of Journal of Popular Music Studies. 25.3 (2013): 326–348. Print, 2013
“It’s TV Party Time, Not Prime Time!” On My Video Phone: Popular Music on Screens.
IASPM-US Website. 17 July 2013. Web.
Kim, Jihoon F., and Kristen Galvin. “An Interview with Simon Penny: Techno-Utopianism, Embodied
Interaction and the Aesthetics of Behavior.” Leonardo Electronic Almanac. 17.2 (2012): 136–145. Print, 2012

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