Clair Wright SumerfieldJun 17, 2021
Pandemic Perspective from a Dual MA Student and New Bride
A Discussion with Clair Wright Sumerfield
New Books Network 2021
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In this episode you’ll hear about: how Clair adapted to changes in her academic timeline, re-planned her wedding, and postponed taking the Bar exam due to the pandemic.
Our guest is: Clair Wright Sumerfield, a fourth-year, dual-degree graduate student at the University of Denver. She is earning both a JD from Sturm College of Law and an MA is Art History & Museum Studies from the School of Art and Art History. She expects to graduate from both programs by fall 2021 and hopes to find a job that combines both fields. Originally from Illinois, Clair currently lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and two cats and enjoys exploring Colorado’s beautiful scenery in her free time.
Our host is: Dr. Christina Gessler, a historian of women, gender, and sexuality.
Listeners to this episode might be interested in:
- Center for Art Law
- “Understanding Grief in the Age of the Covid-19 Pandemic”
- Textile & Fashion Collection at the Denver Art Museum
- “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty”
- Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty (video)
- Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival and the Grotesque Body by Francesca Granata
- The Grotesque in Western Art and Culture: The Image at Play by Frances S. Connelly
- Supporting Graduate Students in Times of Stress
- Reflections on the downsides of remote work