The Holberg Conversation with Griselda Pollock
In this year's Holberg Conversation, 2020 Laureate Griselda Pollock discusses her background and her research, the history of art history, the women's movement, and more with Mathias Danbolt.
The 2020 Holberg Prize is awarded to British-Canadian scholar Griselda Pollock for her groundbreaking contributions to feminist art history and cultural studies.
Griselda Pollock is Professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art and Director of CentreCATH (Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory & History) at the University of Leeds. Since the 1970s, Pollock has been teaching and publishing in a field in which she is not only a renowned authority, but which she also helped create. In addition, she has exercised a profound influence on the development of feminist cinema studies, and she continues to be an inspirational figure both inside and outside the academy.
In this interview, Pollock discusses her background and her research, the history of art history, the women's movement, and more.Interviewer is Mathias Danbolt, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Copenhagen.
The programme is produced by the Holberg Prize in collaboration with the University of Bergen.