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Matthew Francis Rarey is Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. From 2013-2014, he held a Dana-Allen Fellowship in the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of “Visualism” in Theorizing Visual Studies: Writing Against the Discipline (Routledge, 2012) and “Counter-Witnessing the Visual Culture of Brazilian Slavery” in African Heritage and the Memory of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World (Cambria Press, forthcoming). He is currently at work on a book project on assemblage aesthetics and the visual culture of slavery in the African-Portuguese Atlantic.