Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Jan 1st 2017 to Jan 31st 2017 | Jan 1st 2018 to Jan 26th 2018 | Jan 3rd 2019 to Jan 18th 2019
  • PRACTICE : Nonfiction
  • FROM : USA

Daniel Bertrand Monk holds the George R. and Myra T. Cooley Chair in Peace and Conflict Studies at Colgate University, where he is a professor of Geography and Middle-Eastern and Islamic Studies. He is the author of An Aesthetic Occupation as well as a number of other studies on the Israel-Palestine conflict, Middle East wars, the post-conflict environments, refugees and humanitarianism. Together with Mike Davis he has edited Evil Paradises: The Dreamworlds of Neoliberalism (New Press, 2007). Together with Jacob Mundy he has also edited The Post-Conflict Environment: Intervention and Critique (University of Michigan Press, 2014).  Monk has been awarded a Mac-Arthur Foundation Fellowship in International Peace and Security, as well as a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for his research on contemporary conflict. Originally trained as an architect, Monk is now working on “The Global Shelter Imaginary,” a critical analysis of the way that the international humanitarian order generates and publicizes proposals to house the planet’s displaced populations.