Human Centered

Black America & Art: Sociology, Diversity, & Identity - Patricia Banks

Episode Summary

Patricia Banks, a 2018-19 CASBS fellow and sociologist at Mount Holyoke College, discusses African American representation in the art world, the interplay of patronage and cultural identity, and the concept of diversity capital.

Episode Notes

Patricia Banks' website

Patricia Banks' latest book, "Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums"

Patricia's previous book, "Represent: Art and Identity among the Black Upper-Middle Class"

Patricia's piece on "Collecting African American Art: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Obama Era" -

Pierre Bourdieu's influential book "Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste"

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

@casbsstanford on twitter