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Margo Machida


Emerita Professor of Art History & Asian American Studies, PhD


Dr. Margo Machida is Professor of Art History and Asian American Studies at the University of Connecticut.  Born and raised in Hawai’i, she is a scholar, independent curator, and activist cultural critic specializing in Asian American art and visual culture. Her most recent book, Unsettled Visions: Contemporary Asian American Artists and the Social Imaginary (Duke University Press, 2009) received the Cultural Studies Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies. She is presently working on her next book, Resighting Hawai‘i: Global Flows and Island Imaginaries in Asian American and Native Hawaiian Art, with University of Hawai‘i Press.


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