Nicole Y. Gaglia is a 6th year PhD candidate in Art History who specializes in modern Japanese art and visual culture. Under the supervision of Professor Gennifer Weisenfeld, Nicole is writing her dissertation, titled "Visualizing Bodies: Public Health and the Medicalized Everyday in Modern Japan.” Her project examines images to ask how visuality shaped public discourses on health, the body, and sociality in modern Japan.
Nicole received a BA in Art History summa cum laude
and Phi Beta Kappa from University of California, Irvine in 2007, and an MA in East Asian Studies from University of California, Los Angeles in 2014.
Current Research Interests
Japanese art and visual culture; modern and contemporary art; visual history of medicine and public health; colonialism
Current Appointments & Affiliations
Service to Duke
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