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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-3271 Humanities and Philosophy LAN 204B , Box 166


Originally from San Francisco, CA, Annie Holt is a Humanities professor, theater nerd, and bibliophile. Her scholarship focuses on history and theory of costume design, embodiment, and gender studies. She has a love-hate relationship (both personal and professional) with opera. Currently she teaches General-Humanities.

Education and Certifications

Ph.D. in Theatre, Columbia University, 2014

B.A. in Dramaturgy, University of Virginia, 2006

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

Costume Change: Modernism, Visuality, and Costume Design 1820-1920, under contract with Routledge, planned release Spring 2020.

“Objectify Me: Thing Theory, Deborah Voigt and the Little Black Dress,” in Studies in Costume & Performance, Fall 2018.

“Material Truths: reconsidering historical costumes and the rise of the director,” in Theatre and Performance Design, December 2017.

 “Speaking Looks: a conversation about costume design with Edward Gordon Craig, Leon Bakst, and Pablo Picasso,” in Mime Journal, Spring 2017.

Office Hours

Fall 2018

LAR 230

  • Monday: 10-11 a.m.
  • Tuesday: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 12-2 p.m.
  • Thursday: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

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