Michael Roth is an author, curator, and art professor. Since 2000, he has been president of the California College of the Arts. He was formerly associate director of the Getty Research Institute, as well as the H.B. Alexander Professor of Humanities at Scripps College, and professor of History and Cultural Studies at the Claremont Graduate School.
Roth’s most recent edited volumes are “Looking for Los Angeles: Architecture, Film, Photography and the Urban Landscape” and “Disturbing Remains: Memory, History, and Crisis in the Twentieth Century”. He is the author of “The Ironist’s Cage: Memory, Trauma and the Construction of History”, “Psycho-Analysis as History: Negation and Freedom in Freud”, and “Knowing and History: Appropriations of Hegel in Twentieth-Century France”.
Roth curated the exhibition “Sigmund Freud: Conflict and Culture”, at the Library of Congress in October, and edited a book of essays accompanying the exhibition.
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