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University of North Texas
Rebecca Barham is the art, dance and theatre reference librarian and member of the Library Research Support Services department at the University of North Texas. She is/was the 2021 President of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Texas-Mexico Chapter. She has appeared in Reference and User Services Quarterly, Portal: Libraries and the Academy, and Successful Campus Outreach: Programs and Activities for Academic Libraries (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.). Her research interests include: Biophilic Design, Visual Thinking, Design Thinking and Space Planning. In addition to an M.L.I.S degree, she has a M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing, a B.F.A. in Art History and is a practicing artist.
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A learning activity PowerPoint about appropriation or re-use of art history images to create memes, and how knowledge about the original artwork in context can provide a deeper understanding of the people and society that created the work.