AMY SCHWARTZOTT is an Assistant Professor of Art History at North Carolina A&T State University where she is also Curator of University Galleries. She received her PhD from the University of Florida in 2014. An ethnographic investigation of recyclia utilized by Mozambican artists is presented in her dissertation, Weapons and Refuse as Media: the Potent Politics of Recycling in Contemporary Mozambican Urban Arts. This research resulted in a Centre for Conflict Studies Fellowship and two Fulbright awards. Recently authored publications in international journals and volumes include Dialogues with Mozambique: Interdisciplinary Reflections, Readings and Approaches on Mozambican Studies; Tydskrif vir Letterkunde/Journal for Literary Studies; Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture; and Representations of Reconciliation: Art and Trauma in Africa.