WSU Emeritus Academy Colloquium Series: Jeffrey Abt
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Jeffrey Abt's artwork is in collections throughout the United States and has been exhibited in America and abroad. His books include American Egyptologist: The Life of James Henry Breasted and the Creation of His Oriental Institute (University of Chicago Press) and Valuing Detroit's Art Museum: A History of Fiscal Abandonment and Rescue (Palgrave Macmillan). He co-edited the Museum History journal for several years and now serves on the Association for Jewish Studies board of directors. The material presented in this talk is a byproduct of archival research for his current book project, Exhibitionary Secularism: Jews and Their Objects from Religious Ceremonials to the Avant-Garde.
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