George Ulrich

Lecturer

e-mail: ulrich@uwm.edu

Degree(s):
M.A., Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee
B.A., Oklahoma

Research Interests:
Systems of visual representation - Africa, Oceania, art and religion.

Courses Taught:
Anthro 354: Anthropology of Art, Syllabus (pdf 22kb)
Anthro 723: Museum Curation, Syllabus (pdf kb)
ArtHist 104: African and Oceanic Art

Other Relevant Activities:
Curator Emeritus, African and Oceanic Ethnology, Milwaukee Public Museum
Consultant: non-western art; museum exhibition

Recent Publications:
2008. Beauty & the Beasts: Structures of Thought and Imagery in African Representational Systems. Exhibition Catalog. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2007. Review: "Reinventing the Museum," Gail Anderson (ed.). Altamira Books, 2004. Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals, V.3, No.2 spring 2007 201-202.

2002. The Master of Mbamga? In, Masterful Hands, Masterful Collections, Masterful Silences Revealed and Challenged: Current Discussions on African Ceramic Arts. University of Iowa Publications in Art History.

2001. Book review The Forest Singer (Mbuti). H-net Reviews, h-Africa@h-net.msu.edu.

2000. Review: "Art and Life in Africa." CD-ROM, Christopher Roy, University of Iowa; for Humanities Net AfrArts and H-AfrTeach (B.Randolph, University of Maryland). H-afrTeach@h-net.msu.edu.

2000. "Ivory: Ideas of Power," In, Ivory: Ideals of Beauty/Ideas of Power. Contributions in Anthropology and History # 7. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Public Museum.

2000. "Carved Tusks of the Loango Coast." In, Ivory: Ideals of Beauty/Ideas of Power. Contributions in Anthropology and History # 7. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Public Museum.