MARIE SHURKUS is a contemporary art historian and media theorist. Her research and teaching interests focus on the intersection of contemporary art, media representation, Marxism, and Deleuzian philosophy. She is a contributing author and co-editor of It Happened At Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles, 1969-1973, which was published in 2011. She has written essays on the work of Michael Asher, Eugenia Butler, The Feminist Art Workers, Jack Goldstein, Al Ruppersberg, and others. Currently, she is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College.