Tirza True Latimer

Tirza True Latimer is Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies at California College of the Arts, San Francisco. At CCA, she teaches classes in critical writing, queer and feminist studies, and interdisciplinary practices. She is coeditor, with Whitney Chadwick, of the anthology The Modern Woman Revisited: Paris between the Wars (Rutgers University Press, 2003) and the author of Women Together / Women Apart: Portraits of Lesbian Paris (Rutgers University Press, 2005). Her contributions to exhibition catalogues include essays in Don’t Kiss Me: The Art of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore (Tate, London, 2006) and Claude Cahun (Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2011). She is associate guest curator, with Wanda Corn, of Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories, organized by the Contemporary Jewish Museum, S.F., and the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C. She co-authored, with Wanda Corn, the exhibition’s companion book (University of California Press, 2011).

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