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Prof. Dr. Margaret Olin

Department of the History of Art, Yale University, United States


Margaret Olin is Senior Research Scholar with appointments at Yale Divinity School as well as the Department of Religious Studies, the Program in Judaic Studies and the Department of the History of Art. Her most recent book is Touching Photographs (University of Chicago, 2012). She also co-edits, with Steven Fine, Vivian B. Mann, and Maya Balakirsky-Katz, the journal Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture. In 2012, she curated the multi-venue exhibition Shaping Community: Poetics and Politics of the Eruv at Yale University, to which she contributed the photographic installations “Urban Bricolage” and “No Carry Zone.”