Linda Earle and the Visiting Scholar Program


Linda Earle, 2021 Visiting Scholar. Photo by Stephanie Price Photography.

Nationally recognized educator, administrator, funder, and curator Linda Earle is the Center’s 2021 Visiting Scholar. In this role, she is organizing a series of conversations with Center constituents, staff, and thinking partners to consider how Black archives can serve as a framework for a multivalent exploration of Black cultural production.  

Read more about her research and its three primary themes.>>

Earle is currently a professor of practice in fine arts management and the associate graduate director for the arts management MA at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture. Throughout her career, she has been an advocate for inclusion, freedom of expression, and development of new platforms for cultural practice, participation, and discourse.  

In the following interview, Earle shares her perspective on the value and potential of archives in the arts and her ambitions for her term as Visiting Scholar. 

Watch the Archiving Black Culture video series, hosted by Linda Earle.>>

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