Visiting Speakers

Mazie Harris

Assistant Curator of the Department of Photographs
Getty Museum

Mazie M. Harris is an assistant curator in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. She received her Ph.D. from Brown University, and her scholarship has been supported by the National Gallery of Art, New York Public Library, Smithsonian, Winterthur Museum and Library, American Antiquarian Society, and Terra Foundation for American Art.

Mary Harris

Senior Lecturer in History
National University of Ireland, Galway

Mary Harris is a senior lecturer at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her teaching and research focus on modern Irish history.

Christian Hawkey

Professor of Humanities & Media Studies
Pratt Institute

Christian Hawkey teaches verse writing and poetics in both the English Department and the Writing Program. He is the author of three books of poetry.

Jamie Hector


Jamie Hector is an actor best known for his portrayal of Marlo Stanfield on the HBO series The Wire. He is currently the co-star of TV series Bosch playing Jerry Edgar, a detective and partner to the eponymous Harry Bosch.

Kelly Lytle Hern√°ndez

Associate Professor of History
University of California, Los Angeles

Kelly Lytle Hernández is an associate professor of history at UCLA. Her book, MIGRA! A History of the U.S. Border Patrol, chronicles the rise of the U.S. Border Patrol in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Her forthcoming book, City of Inmates: Conquest and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles (University of North Carolina, Sept. 2016), examines how settler colonialism shaped the rise of Los Angeles as the global epicenter of human caging.

Garnet Hertz

Canada Research Chair in Design and Media Arts and Associate Professor
Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Dr. Garnet Hertz is Canada Research Chair in Design and Media Arts and is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Design and Dynamic Media at Emily Carr. His research explores DIY culture, electronic art and critical design practices.

Christopher Heuer

Associate Director of the Research and Academic Program
Clark Art Institute

Christopher P. Heuer serves as the associate director of the Research and Academic Program (RAP) at the Clark Art Institute. He is a widely recognized specialist in early modern European art and architecture, with an emphasis on painting, architecture, and print culture in northern Europe. 

Elizabeth Hinton

Assistant Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
Harvard University

Elizabeth Hinton is Assistant Professor in the Departments of History and African and African American Studies at Harvard University. Hinton's research focuses on the persistence of poverty and racial inequality in the 20th century United States, specifically the transformation of domestic social programs and urban policing after the civil rights movement. Her first book, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America (Harvard University Press, 2016), examines the implementation of national law enforcement programs beginning in the mid-1960s that laid the groundwork for the systematic imprisonment of entire groups of citizens.