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Johanna Drucker is the Robertson Professor of Media Studies and the Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Media Studies at the University of Virginia. Prof. Drucker received her Ph.D. in Ecriture from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1986, and has been on the faculty of Yale University, Columbia University, the University of Texas at Dallas, and Harvard University, where she taught art history, theory, and practice.

Prof. Drucker has published works in the fields of twentieth-century art history, the history of writing and the alphabet, artists' books, experimental typography, and visual and concrete poetry. Her scholarly books include: Theorizing Modernism,The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, The Alphabetic Labyrinth, The Century of Artists' Books and Figuring the Word. In addition to her scholarly work, Drucker is internationally known as a book artist and experimental, visual poet. Her work has been exhibited and collected in special collections in libraries and museums including the Getty Center for the Humanities, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.

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