Lisa Yun Lee

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    College: Architecture and the Arts Department: Art History
    Secondary Department: Gender and Women's Studies
    Title: Director, Associate Professor
    Office: Jefferson 106 Phone: 312 413 5358
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Socially engaged art
    Radically democratic museum practices
    Public Art and community engagement

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Student must be interested in social justice, culture, and socially engaged art. Good research and writing skills and an interest in reaching out to diverse communities are also important.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    I will be Presidential Fellow next year charged with invigorating our campus culture with arts and cultural projects at both UIC and UIUC. Working with partners at UIUC, we will develop public programming and engaged art projects for UIC students and community members. I am hoping to find a curious, socially engaged student can help with community engagement, conducting research about artists and community groups.

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