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Richard Cándida Smith

Richard Cándida Smith is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Berkeley. He has published seven books and over forty essays in publications from the United States, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, France, the Netherlands, and Britain. His work has explored arts and literary networks, movements, and institutions in the United States, with an emphasis on international connections and exchange.  Long active in oral history, he helped develop VoCA’s Artist Interview Workshops.  For more information see his web pages: and

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