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Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History (HESCAH)

Archive of HESCAH Lectures since 2006

Lecture

Mary Kelly's Mood: A Study in Art and War​
Dr. Rosalyn Deutsche, Professor of Art History, Barnard College, Columbia University
Thursday, April 12, 2018 @ 06:00 pm
FAB 103

While working in her kitchen one day, Mary Kelly overheard a television report about torture and murder during the apartheid regime in South Africa. The experience led her to make an artwork, Mea Culpa (1999), about war-related atrocities that are simultaneously far away and near. Speculating about the meaning of Mea Culpa’s peculiar material—compressed lint collected from the filter of the artist’s home dryer—this talk places Kelly’s work within feminist ideas about war and reflects on the political capacity of art to establish affective relationships with victims of distant collective traumas. 

Faculty sponsor: Dr. Kaira Cabañas (kcabanas@arts.ufl.edu)

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Blue in Green: Viridian & Jacob Lawrence
Dr. Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History, Duke University
Friday, March 30, 2018 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art

"I don't stress subject matter," the renowned American artist Jacob Lawrence revealingly wrote, "I stress understanding the abstract elements and being aware of what you can do with them."  By following Lawrence's line of thinking in this statement and focusing on something as commonplace, multi-valenced and, yet, as potentially enigmatic as color, this talk explores how Lawrence's singular use of color – specifically the modern, blue-green color known as viridian – and his idiosyncratic forms and compositions offer a systematic entryway into his art and, in concert with his assorted themes and subjects, a more nuanced understanding of his paintings.

This lecture is in conjunction with History, Labor, Life:  The Prints of Jacob Lawrence on view at the Harn Museum of Art. For more information, please visit: http://harn.ufl.edu/jacoblawrence.

Faculty sponsors: Dr. Eric Segal (esegal@harn.ufl.edu) and Dr. Susan Cooskey (scooksey@harn.ufl.edu)

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Atomic Art around a Hot Bikini Cloud
Dr. Serge Guilbaut, Professor Emeritus of Art History, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada
Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art

The talk will investigate a short moment of history around the year 1946 when the explosion of an atomic bomb on the Bikini atoll shook and transformed not only world –wide politics but also artistic representation and relations in the upcoming Cold-War world. Art works produced by Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, Ralston Crawford and Philip Evergood speak that period and are spoken by it, always in a process of becoming. These different types of “contemporary” art will give us something to see, but also something to read within this hot period under scrutiny.

Those art works crystallized the hopes and fears of an era at a crucial time when pressures, fissures, and tensions between East and West were beginning to cloud the political horizon. This was a really dangerous year as the western world was won over by a destructive cold war mentality after it had for many months exuded hope in reconstruction. The talk will try to unpack the different readings and hopes put together by a new generation of artists desperately addressing the Atomic issue while others were drinking those famously popular Atomic cocktails.

Faculty sponsor: Dr. Kaira Cabañas (kcabanas@arts.ufl.edu)

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Visiting Artist Lecture with Martha Rosler
Martha Rosler
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 @ 06:00 pm
FAB 105

Co-sponsored by the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History (HESCAH) program.

Martha Rosler has long focused on matters of the public sphere and landscapes of everyday life, especially as they affect women. Her projects and writings in diverse media often center on the production and uses of space. “If You Lived Here” is her project cycle of shows and public discussions on housing, homelessness, and the built environment, held in New York in 1989 and reprised many times since. She has frequently addressed war and the national security climate, connecting daily life at home with the conduct of war abroad. Her recent book Culture Class is about the the role of artists in the city and market.  She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Coco Fusco (jfusco@arts.ufl.edu)

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The (Late) Emergence of the Cross as a Christian Symbol
Dr. Robin Jensen, Patrick O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame
Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art

Contrary to its predominance in Christian art generally, the symbol of the cross and depictions of Christ's crucifixion are not widely represented before the sixth century and, even then, they tend to suggest triumph and glory rather than suffering and sacrifice. This lecture will explore some of the possible reasons for the late emergence of the cross and crucifix, consider the earliest examples, and offer a hypothesis about why these figures finally appear (whey they do) in the canon of Christian iconography. 

Reception to Follow.

Faculty sponsor: Dr. Ashley Jones (ajones@arts.ufl.edu)

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A Little More Blue lecture: "Between Realisms"
Dr. Sérgio Martins, Professor, History Department, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 @ 06:00 pm
FAB 105

The lecture engages the painterly-conceptual practices of Brazilian artist Antonio Dias and their aesthetic and political resonances during his exile in Milan, Italy. 

Co-sponsored by the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History (HESCAH) program.

A Little More Blue: Art, Nation, Exile, Brazil

A Little More Blue: Art, Nation, Exile, Brazil presents a series of lectures and master classes by internationally recognized Brazil-based scholars with a distinguished record of published scholarship on modern and contemporary art. The series takes its title from the eponymous song by Brazilian singer-songwriter Caetano Veloso, which he recorded during his in exile in England and in which he reflects on the emotional toll of his forced displacement on account of Brazil’s military dictatorship. In their research, each scholar addresses interconnections between political economy, aesthetics, representational systems, and material practices of everyday life in the study of Brazilian art and culture. 

Organized by Kaira M. Cabañas and Andréa Ferreira. 

Supported by the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History, Spanish and Portuguese Studies Enhancement Fund, Center for Latin American Studies, International Center, Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute and the History Department.

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Mexican Altarpieces: Interactions in Time and Space
Dr. Clara Bargellini, Professor, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Friday, November 3, 2017 @ 06:00 pm
FAB 105

Dr. Bargellini's talk is the keynote address of the symposium "Splendor, Spectacle, Self-Fashioning: Questioning the Role of Display in Colonial Latin American Visual Culture", which takes place on November 3-4, 2017 at the School of Art and Art History.

Symposium Details

Sculptures, paintings, prints, retables, furniture, textiles, silverwork and other manifestations of Latin American colonial visual culture often coexisted within church interiors, civic spaces, and homes to create a large collection and decorative program of display. These decorative programs even at times traversed entire cities through extensive urban architectural programs. This symposium seeks to critically address how images were displayed in their original contexts, how multiple images coexisted and worked together, and how this shapes our understanding of the object as it was commissioned and viewed during the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries in different areas of colonial Latin America. How were images displayed in the colonial period and how did that context shape the contemporary perception and understanding of the object(s)?

Moreover, colonialism was an ongoing and complex process that involved negotiation, resistance, reconciliation, and manipulation of new and old art forms. In short, art reflected, facilitated, and authenticated the complex reality of colonialism and colonial culture. How were display and the viewing experience an integral part of that process? How did the many types of artworks reside and work together in a single space or multiple related spaces to shape and reflect that reality?

Dr. Clara Bargellini will address these questions and themes in her keynote address. A faculty member at the prestigious Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas in the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Bargellini received her Masters in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania and her doctorate in the same field from Harvard. 

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Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century
Saturday, October 21, 2017 @ 09:30 am
Harn Museum of Art

This academic program features leading historians and art historians of eighteenth and early nineteenth century Europe. Presentations will range from explorations of gender, race, and representation, to women and the visual arts—all in relation to cultural, philosophical, political and social debates that are as pressing today as they were during the Age of Enlightenment. All events and lectures are free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Harn Museum of Art, UF Department of History, UF International Center, Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere (Rothman Endowment), and Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies Research (CGSWR).

Symposium Details

Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century

A Symposium in Honor of Mary D. Sheriff

Friday, October 20 – Sunday, October 22

Harn Museum of Art

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Friday, October 20, 6 p.m. 
Keynote Lecture: “The Woman Artist and the Uncovering of the Social World”
Lynn Hunt, Distinguished Research Professor, Dept. of History, University of California, Los Angeles

Introduced by: Keith Luria, Dept. of History, North Carolina State University
Reception to follow.  

Saturday, October 21
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Moderator: Melissa Hyde, School of Art and Art History, University of Florida

“Fashion in Time:  Visualizing Costume in the Eighteenth Century”
Susan Siegfried, University of Michigan

This talk explores the relationship between notions of time and the visual representation of fashion and costume in the eighteenth century, within a fine art practice of drawing and a print culture of engravings and illustrated periodicals.  

Beauty  is  a  letter of credit

Nina Dubin, University of Illinois, Chicago

The eighteenth-century vogue for pictures of women penning and perusing love letters marked not simply the age of the epistolary novel but also what one commentator—reflecting on the proliferation of newfangled financial instruments—called “the papered century.” As this talk discusses, in dwelling upon the insubstantiality of paper promises, French epistolary pictures illuminate period perceptions of the intricate bonds between love and credit.

“Chardin's Girls”
Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Harvard University

What did it mean to be a girl in the 18th century? This talk examines Chardin’s intriguing depictions of young adults as images of emergent subjectivity and considers the complex ethics of these representations of a nascent gendered self.

2:00 - 5:15 p.m. 

Moderator: Ann Bermingham, Professor Emerita, Dept. of Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara

“The Global Allure of the Porcelain Room”
Meredith Martin, New York University

This talk explores the global history and popularity of the "porcelain room." Focusing on rooms created by women patrons in early modern Europe, it also considers examples in Africa and Asia as well as echoes of the phenomenon in contemporary art.

“Pictured Together? Questions of Gender, Race, and Social Rank in The Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray”
Jennifer Germann, Ithaca College

“Pictured Together?” places the Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray within the pictorial and social conventions of Georgian Britain. The portrait presents the two cousins together, yet invokes classic formulas for the depiction of white and black sitters, offering a complicated family portrait that also reveals late-eighteenth century conceptions of social rank, race, and gender.

“Becoming an Animal in the Age of Enlightenment”
Amy Freund, Southern Methodist University

Exactly how close is a man to his dog? Eighteenth-century French artists, this paper argues, juxtaposed human bodies (particularly male ones) and animal bodies (particularly canine ones) as a means of thinking through Enlightenment debates about selfhood, masculinity, and political and aesthetic agency.

Sunday, October 22
9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 

Moderator: Sheryl Kroen, Dept. of History, University of Florida

“Marguerite Lecomte's Smile: Portrait of a Woman Engraver”
Mechthild Fend, University College London

Taking a portrait by Maurice Quentin de La Tour’s (today at Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe) as my point of departure, this paper will discuss the significance of Marguerite Lecomte as an amateur printmaker. The portrait was first displayed at the Salon 1753 together with seventeen other pastel likenesses of representatives of Enlightenment Paris. La Tour thus firmly situates Marguerite Lecomte in this circle and acknowledges her, via a very distinct rendering of her face, as a fellow artist. 

“Exceptional, but not Exceptions: Women Artists in the Age of Revolutions”
Paris Spies-Gans, Princeton University 

From 1760-1830, over 1,300 women exhibited over 6,700 works in London's and Paris’ premier art exhibitions. I trace this unprecedented surge in exhibition activity, while tracing the decisions these women made in choosing works to exhibit, to contend that the Revolutionary era transformed opportunities for female artists. 

Summary Discussion

"Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment" Exhibition Catalogue
Program of events associated with "Becoming a Woman"
thinking_women_-_program_web.pdf
Lecture

The Woman Artist and the Uncovering of the Social World
Dr. Lynn Hunt, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles
Friday, October 20, 2017 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art

“The Woman Artist and the Uncovering of the Social World”: Art, women, and society came together in surprising ways at the end of the eighteenth century. “Society” only began to be conceptualized as an object for study at the end of the 1700s, in particular in reaction to the French Revolution. Art, especially engraving and painting, helped make society visible to itself. Women could join the art world but rarely as fully fledged members, and as a consequence they occupied a kind of in-between position that made them especially attuned to social relations. The life and work of Marie-Gabrielle Capet will be highlighted to show how the social world could be uncovered.

Dr. Hunt's lecture is the keynote address for a symposium associated with the exhibition Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection, on display at the Harn Museum of Art from October 6-December 31, 2017. The lecture is co-sponsored by the University of Florida International Center, Center for the Humanities and Public Sphere (Rothman Endowment), Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women's Studies Research, and the Department of History.

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A Little More Blue lecture: "Imagining Types"
Dr. Fernanda Pitta, Senior Curator, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 @ 06:00 pm
FAB 103

The lecture addresses the afterlife of the colonial imaginary and bandeirante (pioneer) images in nineteenth century painting in Brazil.

Co-sponsored by the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History (HESCAH) program.

A Little More Blue: Art, Nation, Exile, Brazil

A Little More Blue: Art, Nation, Exile, Brazil presents a series of lectures and master classes by internationally recognized Brazil-based scholars with a distinguished record of published scholarship on modern and contemporary art. The series takes its title from the eponymous song by Brazilian singer-songwriter Caetano Veloso, which he recorded during his in exile in England and in which he reflects on the emotional toll of his forced displacement on account of Brazil’s military dictatorship. In their research, each scholar addresses interconnections between political economy, aesthetics, representational systems, and material practices of everyday life in the study of Brazilian art and culture. 

Organized by Kaira M. Cabañas and Andréa Ferreira. 

Supported by the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History, Spanish and Portuguese Studies Enhancement Fund, Center for Latin American Studies, International Center, Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute and the History Department.

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A Little More Blue lecture: "Modern Classicism"
Dr. Ana Magalhães, Associate Professor, Museum of Contemporary Art, University of São Paulo
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 06:00 pm
FAB 105

The lecture explores Cold War politics and the legacy of Italian art in Brazil vis-à-vis the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Co-sponsored by the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History (HESCAH) program.

A Little More Blue: Art, Nation, Exile, Brazil

A Little More Blue: Art, Nation, Exile, Brazil presents a series of lectures and master classes by internationally recognized Brazil-based scholars with a distinguished record of published scholarship on modern and contemporary art. The series takes its title from the eponymous song by Brazilian singer-songwriter Caetano Veloso, which he recorded during his in exile in England and in which he reflects on the emotional toll of his forced displacement on account of Brazil’s military dictatorship. In their research, each scholar addresses interconnections between political economy, aesthetics, representational systems, and material practices of everyday life in the study of Brazilian art and culture. 

Organized by Kaira M. Cabañas and Andréa Ferreira. 

Supported by the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History, Spanish and Portuguese Studies Enhancement Fund, Center for Latin American Studies, International Center, Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute and the History Department.

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“Relics and Reliquaries: A Matter of Life and Death”
Dr. Cynthia Hahn, Professor of Art History, Hunter College, CUNY
Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art
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“Etching Enlightenment’s Demise: The Print Series of Francisco Goya”
Dr. Janis Tomlinson, Director, University Museums, and Professor, Art History, University of Delaware
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art

The four major etched series by Francisco Goya – prints after Velázquez, Los Caprichos, the Desastres de la Guerra, and Los Disparates – correspond exactly with very distinct periods in Spanish history, tracing a trajectory from enlightened absolutism through a monarchy in crisis, the Napoleonic invasion, and restoration.  This lecture will discuss Goya’s imagery and changing techniques in relation to this context of a world transformed.

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“Albrecht Dürer on the Museum: Locating the Cult of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century”
Dr. Jeffrey Chipps Smith, Kay Fortson Chair in European Art, University of Texas at Austin
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art

Painted and carved portraits of Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) adorned the exterior and interior decorative programs of over 30 princely, state, and civic art museums during Europe’s great century of museum building.  What do these cycles say about Dürer, the cultural aspirations of these museums and their patrons, and the rise of art history as a new discipline?

Symposium

HESCAH Symposium: Critical, Clinical, and Curatorial
Saturday, October 22, 2016 @ 10:30 am
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

10:30 a.m. –  12:30 p.m. Introductions by Kerry Oliver-Smith, Curator of Contemporary Art, The Harn Museum

“Method, Madness, Montage” by W. J. T. Mitchell, Professor of Art History and English, University of Chicago. 

The lecture deals with the syndrome known as “apophenia,” the tendency to find patterns where none exist.  It traces this primarily in the procedures of the visual atlas and the evidence wall, from the art historian Aby Warburg to the mathematician John Nash. Side-glances at astrology, natural history, police procedurals, and Edward Snowden’s NSA Powerpoints will be framed within Carlo Ginzburg’s concept of “conjectural knowledge.”

“Common Creativities” by Kaira M. Cabañas, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Florida

The lecture describes how modern art in Brazil developed in dialogue with the creative work of psychiatric patients. It situates this history within an international perspective, turning to French artist Jean Dubuffet’s search for what he called art brut, a search he extended to Brazil. The talk analyzes how patients’ art was put to work in ways that reveal the continuities and discontinuities between cultural contexts.

12:30 p.m. Lunch break

1:30 p.m. –  3:30 p.m. Introductions by Briley Rasmussen, Assistant Professor and Director of Museum Studies, University of Florida

“Parsing Difference” by Lynne Cooke, Curator Special Projects in Modern Art, National Gallery of Art

The lecture addresses a range of post-war artifacts based in textiles, some of which would likely be classified under the rubric of crafts and others as fine art objects. Similarly, their makers might be seen as self-taught/folk/outsider artists or as avant-garde contemporary practitioners. This talk will explore how and why such classificatory systems operate and the investments they inscribe.

“Painting Process” by Suzanne Hudson, Associate Professor of Art History and Fine Arts, University of Southern California

The lecture uses the case study of the painter Robert Ryman, an artist who learned to paint within the context of the Museum of Modern Art and its school, to argue for the persistence of self-taught American aesthetics within mainstream modernism, largely unacknowledged. In addition to addressing the historical conditions of the museum as an educational site, this talk will suggest how an emphasis on process above product remains one of its hallmarks and legacies.

3:30 p.m.  Reception, free and open to the public

Symposium

Critical. Clinical. Curatorial. (Opening Event)
Friday, October 21, 2016 @ 06:00 pm
College of the Arts, Lecture Hall FAB 105

Opening comments and introductions by the symposium organizer Kaira M. Cabañas, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Florida

Film Screening of “Caligari and the Sleepwalker” (2008) (approx. 27 min) by Javier Téllez followed by a Q&A between the artist and curator Jesús Fuenmayor.

Lecture

Fifty years of tradition and change in the art of Burkina Faso
Dr. Christopher Roy, Professor, Elizabeth M. Stanley Faculty Fellow of African Art History at the University of Iow
Thursday, September 29, 2016 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art

Dr. Christopher Roy will speak about stability and change over fifty years in Burkina Faso, showing images of art used in rural villages in the 1970s and today. He will talk about political changes  beginning with the Sankara regime, the expulsion of former president Blaise Compaoré and the attacks of Al Qaeda in the Ouagadougou last spring. He will also discuss the development of public arts festivals and their impact on sacred art in rural life.​

Friday, September 30th, 12:00-1:00pm. A graduate lunch will be held in 471 Grinter Hall Conference Room. 

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Scratching on things I could disavow: A History of Art in the Arab World
Walid Raad, Artist, author and Associate Professor of Art at The Cooper Union
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

Walid Raad, artist, author and Associate Professor of Art, The Cooper Union, will discuss his project Scratching on things I could disavow (2007 - ), which examines new infrastructure for the visual arts alongside the geo-political, economic, social and military conflicts that consume the greater Middle East region. He will also address The Atlas Group (1989-2004), which he established in Beirut to preserve, study, and produce audio, visual, literary, and other documents that shed light on Lebanon’s history while creating his own fictional archive. His books include The Truth Will Be Known When The Last Witness Is Dead, My Neck Is Thinner Than A Hair, Let’s Be Honest, The Weather Helped, and Scratching on Things I Could Disavow. For more information, visit www.scratchingonthings.com

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In, around and under some contemporary exhibitions
Hamza Walker, Director of Education and Associate Curator, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago
Thursday, March 31, 2016 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

At the heart of organizing exhibitions are questions about the nature of the arts experience. Some are pragmatic while others are philosophical. Walker is excited by questions such as: Can the present be made legible through the work of art? What kind of information is art? When is art a means to an end versus an end itself? Walker has worked on a panoply of exhibitions. Using a selection of these as case studies, he will share the situations from which such questions emerge.

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With an Eye to Profit: Photographic Studios in 19th Century Scotland
Anne Lyden, International Photography Curator at the National Galleries of Scotland
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

In 1840, just one year after photography was announced to the world, Scotland was yet to have a single photographic studio. By 1845 there were three. However, in the ensuing years after the Great Exhibition of 1851, this figure increased exponentially as photography became more accessible and popular for practitioner and patron alike. From George Washington Wilson in Aberdeen to James Valentine in Dundee; from Thomas Annan in Glasgow to Ross & Thomson in Edinburgh, Scotland’s main cities boasted some of the major photographic studios of the nineteenth century. The artistic merit of the work produced was not forsaken with an eye to profit: the fact that prints by these highly prolific commercial enterprises are still widely collected and represented in collections all over the world, including the National Galleries of Scotland is testament to their lasting impact.

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The Harshest Cut: Circumcision in Medieval Christian Art and Thought
Sara Lipton, Professor of History, Stony Brook University
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

In this paper, Sara Lipton will examine representations and rhetorical uses of circumcision in a series of little-known late medieval Christian sources — manuscript illuminations, sermons, political satire, and poetry. Although Christian theology retained respect for the original institution, if not the ongoing observance, of circumcision, Christian treatments of the practice grew increasingly negative, construing it as both brutal and, more surprisingly, hypocritical. She argues that this emphasis on the deceitful nature of circumcision reflects not only intensified anti-Judaism, but also concern about the body, the flesh, and the material world — realms with which Jews were polemically associated, but in which urban Christians too were deeply implicated.

Funding provided by a co-sponsorship from the Alexander Grass Chair in Jewish History. 

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The Global Africa Project: Maker Culture and the Economies of the Creative Community
Leslie King-Hammond, Founding Director of the Center for Race and Culture at the Maryland Institute College of Art
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

Leslie King-Hammond, Founding Director of the Center for Race and Culture at the Maryland Institute College of Art, will discuss her examination of ways in which artists and designers in Africa and in the African Diaspora have created a broad spectrum of contemporary art, design, and craft worldwide. The Global Africa Project, which she curated with Lowery Stokes Sims, showcased a diverse group of creators, including a number of artists experimenting with the fusion of contemporary practices and traditional materials and others in design collectives that use their creative output as engines of local economic change.

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Holophusicon, the Leverian Museum: an 18th Century English Institution of Science, Curiosity, and Art
Adrienne Kaeppler, Curator of Oceania, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Saturday, October 10, 2015 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

Adrienne Kaeppler, Curator of Oceania, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, will discuss working as an anthropologist at the Bernice P. Bishop Museum in Honolulu some forty years ago when she was challenged by a curatorial puzzle that launched her into a lifelong quest to determine the present day whereabouts and backstories of the artifacts of the Holophusicon, perhaps the most important museum in Europe in the late eighteenth century.

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History and Glamour: Organizing an exhibition on Cartier
Margaret Young-Sánchez, Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Pre-Columbian Art, Denver Art Museum
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

Margaret Young-Sánchez, Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Pre-Columbian Art, Denver Art Museum will address an exclusive exhibition she curated for the Denver Art Museum —Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century. The exhibition provides stunning examples of jewelry, timepieces and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975 to highlight Cartier’s rise to preeminence and references historical events that pushed the Maison’s evolution as it transformed into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and luxurious accessories.

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African Art in the Age of Fetishes and Big Hair
Susan Vogel, Founder, the Museum for African Art (New York) and Independent Filmmaker
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

Susan Mullin Vogel, Founder, the Museum for African Art (New York) and Independent Filmmaker, will create a brief history of African art’s American period — the mid-1960s-1990s, involving Hollywood, the Civil Rights Movement, the Cold War, pushy collectors, lots of money and more.

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Side by Side: Friendship as Critical Practice in the Performance Art of Senga Nengudi and Maren Hassinger
John Bowles, Associate Professor of African American Art, Department of Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Monday, September 14, 2015 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

Born in Chicago, raised and educated in Los Angeles and Pasadena with a year of post grad study in Tokyo, Japan, and residing in New York City in the early 70’s, Nengudi is currently living in Colorado. Interested in the visual arts, dance, body mechanics and matters of the spirit from an early age these elements still play themselves out in ever changing ways in her art. She has always used a variety of natural (sand, dirt, rocks, seed pods) and unconventional (panty hose, found objects, masking tape) materials to fashion her works, utilizing these materials as a jazz musician utilizes notes and sounds to improvise a composition. The thrust of her art is to share common experiences in abstractions that hit the senses and center, often welcoming the viewer to become a participant. www.sengasenga.com

The Los Angeles native has mounted many solo exhibitions and participated in more than 120 group shows. Her work is included in more than 34 catalogs and in the public collections of AT&T and Pittsburgh Airport. The Anonymous Was A Woman and International Association of Art Critics awards recipient has performed at the Museum of Modern Art, been reviewed in Art in America, The New York Times, and ARTnews, and received grants from the Gottlieb Foundation, Joan Mitchell Foundation, Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Maren Hassinger has been Director of the Rinehart School of Sculpture at Maryland Institute College of Art, one of the oldest programs of its type in America since 1997. The Rinehart School of Sculpture is at the center of innovation in this evolving medium, where students work in a wide range of mediums and approaches – from stone-carving and metals casting to installations and time-based art such as video and performance. www.marenhassinger.com

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Rethinking How You Think About Africa
Christine Kreamer, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 @ 06:00 pm
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum

Christine Mullen Kreamer, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will discuss the history of the museum and how its exhibitions challenge visitors’ perceptions about Africa and Africa’s arts and contribute to a broader understanding of Africa’s contributions to the history of knowledge. Reception to follow.

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What Fashion Shows: African History and Culture Through Clothing
Dr. Victorine L. Rovine, Associate Professor of Art History University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thursday, April 2, 2015 @ 09:00 am
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America and France: New Perspectives on Transatlantic Visual Culture
Thursday, March 19, 2015 @ 06:00 pm
Harn Museum of Art

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nancy Mowll Matthews, Eugénie Prendergast Senior Curator and Lecturer Emerita Williams College; Visiting Associate Professor, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. “French Light, American Light: Impressionism and Its Cultural Refractions”

Participants: Dr. Emily Burns (Assistant Professor of Art History, Auburn University), Dr. Sylvie Patry (Chief Curator, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France), Dr. Silvio dos Santos (Associate Professor, School of Music, University of Florida), Dr. Jon Sensbach (Professor, Department of History, University of Florida), Dr. Maureen Turim (Professor, Department of English, Director of Film & Media Studies, University of Florida).

Lecture

French Light, American Light: Impressionism and Its Cultural Refractions
Dr. Nancy Mowll Mathews, visiting Associate Professor at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Eugénie Prendergast Senior Curator and Lecturer Emerita at Williams College
Thursday, March 19, 2015 @ 09:00 am
Symposium

41st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 09:00 am
Harn Museum of Art

February 26-28, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mary Sheriff, W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Art History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Visualizing Love and its Discontents”

Lecture

Visualizing Love and its Discontents
Dr. Mary Sheriff, W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Art History University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 09:00 am
Lecture

Architectural Counterpoint: Juxtaposition and Opposition as a Visual Strategy in the Late Middle Ages
Dr. Linda Neagley, Associate Professor of Art History Rice University
Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 09:00 am
Lecture

Caught in a Tangle of Dépaysement and Exotic Obsessions: Four German art historians in Republican China
Dr. Lothar von Falkenhausen, Professor of Chinese Archaeology and Art History and Associate Director of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles
Thursday, January 8, 2015 @ 09:00 am
Lecture

Art and Science as Parallel and Divergent Ways of Knowing
Lawrence Weschler, Director Emeritus of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 @ 09:00 am
Lecture

Text and Image in Dunhuang Paintings
Imre Galambos, University Lecturer in Chinese, Department of East Asian Studies, Cambridge University
Friday, April 4, 2014 @ 09:00 am
Lecture

“Repetition and Difference: The Dissemination of Photography”
Geoffrey Batchen, Professor of Art History, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

Repetition and Difference: The Dissemination of Photography
Geoffrey Batchen, Professor of Art History, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 @ 09:00 am
Lecture

"The Knowledge Argument: Learning from Socially Engaged Art"
Pablo Helguera, Director of Adult and Academic Programs at MoMA
Thursday, January 16, 2014 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

The Knowledge Argument: Learning from Socially Engaged Art
Pablo Helguera, Director of Adult and Academic Programs, MoMA
Thursday, January 16, 2014 @ 09:00 am
Lecture

William Bartram's Drawing of a New Species of "Arethusa" (1796): The Portrait of a Life
Dr. Amy Meyers, Director, Yale Center for British Art
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Picturing West Lake: Reflections of A Cultural Space”
Dr. Hui-Shu Lee, Professor of Art History, UCLA
Monday, October 14, 2013 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Pattern Recognition circa 1947"
Dr. Pamela Lee, Professor of Art and Art History, Stanford University
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"The 'Half-Open Door' In Ancient Chinese Art"
Dr. Zheng Yan, Professor of Chinese Art, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
Thursday, April 11, 2013 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Asian and African Art through American Eyes: A Personal View"
Holland Cotter, Art critic for the New York Times
Thursday, March 21, 2013 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Inviting the Indoors Out: Gardens and Other Arts"
Dr. Elizabeth Helsinger, Professor, University of Chicago
Friday, February 22, 2013 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"The Spiritual Rococo: Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia"
Dr. Gauvin Bailey, Professor at the Queen's University, Ontario, Canada
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“The Second Bomb: Curation and Destruction in the Digital Age”Dr. Charlie Gere
Dr. Charlie Gere, Professor at Lancaster University, UK
Thursday, February 7, 2013 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"The Perils of Intervention: Institutional Critique in the Age of the Contemporary African Artist"
Dr. Elizabeth Harney, Professor, University of Toronto
Monday, November 26, 2012 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Abraham Lincoln in Historic Photographs"
Frank Goodyear, Curator, National Portrait Gallery
Thursday, October 25, 2012 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Potential History of Palestine: Re-conceptualizing Revolution"
Arielle Azoulay, Professor, Bar-Ilan University, Isreal
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"What Might Films Think? On Cinema as Non-Standard Philosophy"
John Mullarkey, Professor of Film and Television, Kingston University
Thursday, September 20, 2012 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Falling Blossoms: Shen Zhou (1427-1509) and the Problem of Growing Old"
Dr. Peter Sturman, Professor of Chinese Art, University of California, Santa Barbara
Thursday, March 24, 2011 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"The Art of West African Textiles: Technology and Aesthetics, a Historical Approach"Bernhard Gardi
Bernhard Gardi, Independent Scholar and Former Curator of the African Department at the Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland
Thursday, March 17, 2011 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"A Primitive Effect on the Pictures: Norval Morrisseau and the Global Emergence of Indigenous Modernism"
Ruth Phillips, Canada Research Chair in Modern Culture and a Professor of Art History, Carleton University
Thursday, February 24, 2011 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"The Cuban Project: Walker Evans to Now"
Judy Keller, Acting Director of Photography at the J. Paul Getty Museum
Thursday, January 20, 2011 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Serene and not So Serene Republics: Some Contemporary Native Art"
Lucy Lippard, Art Critic and Independent Curator
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Archaic Bronze Inscriptions: Ancestors, Clans, History, and Commerce"
Jenny F. So, Professor of Fine Arts, Director, Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Art Today: Takes of Plastic Surgery, Genetically Altered Rabbits and Other Acts of Art"
Eleanor Heartney, Art Critic and Contributing Editor to Art in America and Artpress
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"The Old Topographics: Survey Photography and the American West."
Toby Jurovics, Curator of Photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Thursday, October 21, 2010 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"What Was a Photograph?"
Doug Nickel, Andrea V. Rosenthal Professor of Modern Art, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
Monday, October 11, 2010 @ 06:00 pm
Symposium

PROJECT EUROPA: Imagining the (Im)Possible
Friday, April 9, 2010 @ 06:00 pm
Harn Museum of Art

Exhibition curated by Kerry Oliver-Smith

Participants: Claire Bishop (City University of New York), T. J. Demos (University College London), Tim Griffin (Editor in Chief, Art Forum), Maria Hlavajova (Curator and Artistic Director of BAK, Utrecht)

Lecture

“A Lost Tang Icon: Rediscovering the Protector-Spirit Baize (White Marsh) in Medieval Chinese Manuscripts and Paintings from Dunhuang”
Donald Harper, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“The Materiality of the Inner Asian Nomads: The Relationship between Archeology and History in a Nomadic Context”
Nicola di Cosimo, Henry Luce Foundation Professor of East Asian Studies, Institute For Advanced Studies, Princeton
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“The Original Work of Art: What it Has to Teach in a University Art Museum”
Jock Reynolds, The Henry J. Heinz II Director, Yale University Art Gallery
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“An Almost Unknown Masterpiece: Cecco del Caravaggio's ‘The Resurrection’ (1619-20)”
Dr. Michael Fried, Professor, J. R. Herbert Boone Chair in the Humanities [History of Art]
Thursday, November 5, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Is This Writing Barbarous? A Medieval Chinese Stele and Its Twentieth-Century Reception”
Amy McNair, Professor of Chinese Art, The University of Kansas
Friday, October 30, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Antiquity, Neoclassicism and the Grand Tour: The Appropriation of the Past for the Construction of the Present."
Dr. Christopher Johns, Professor and Chair of the Department of Art History, Vanderbilt University
Thursday, October 8, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“What’s the Big Idea? A Museum for the People”
Graham W. J. Beal, Director, Detroit Institute of Arts
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Photographing Peripheral Nationals in China (1920s-1940s)"
Michael Mingke Wang, Professor and Director of Chinese Ethnographic Project, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 @ 06:00 pm

Cosponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Harn Museum of Art

Lecture

“Buddhist Visual Culture of Beijing, Yesterday and Today”
Marsha Haufler, Professor of Chinese Art, The University of Kansas
Thursday, September 10, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Then and Now: Changes in South African Photography between the Struggle of the 1980s and the New Millennium"
Michael Godby, Professor of Art History in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
Thursday, September 3, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Transference and the 'Woman Artist'”
Mignon Nixon, Professor of Art, Courtauld Institute, Univ. of London
Thursday, April 2, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"The Status of Contemporary Chinese Ceramics"
Bai Ming, Fine Arts Academy of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Thursday, April 2, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"An Unique Pair: The Bronze Rhinoceros And Its Collector, Avery Brundage (1887-1975)"
Jay Xu, Director of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, California
Monday, March 23, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Official War Artists in Iraq and Afghanistan: Committed Irretrievably to Chance; Suddenly Things Cease to Obey"
Charles Green, University of Melbourne, Australia
Thursday, March 19, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Symposium

Collectors, Collections and Collecting the Arts of China: Histories and Challenges
Friday, February 20, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Harn Museum of Art

February 20-22, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Nick Pearce (Director of the Institute for Art History, Professor Chinese Art History, University of Glasgow, Scotland)

Participants:
Robert D. Mowry (Alan J. Dworsky Curator of Chinese Art at Harvard University’s Arthur M. Sacker Museum)
Deborah Del Gais (Curator of Asian Art, the RISD Museum, Rhode Island School of Design) 3. Magnus Fiskesjö (Former Director of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm; Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Cornell University)
Amy Poster (Curator Emerita of the Brooklyn Museum’s Asian Art Department)
Elinor Pearlstein (Associate Curator of Chinese Art, the Art Institute of Chicago)
Zaixin Hong (Associate Professor of Art History, The University of Puget Sound)
Shen Chen (Senior Curator, Ancient Chinese Archaeology, Royal Ontario Museum)
Nixi Cura (Course Director, Arts of China, Christie’s Education, London)
Stacey Pierson (Lecturer in Chinese Ceramics Art and Archaeology, Department SOAS University of London)

Lecture

“Painting Indians and Building Empires in North America, 1710-1840”
William Truettner, Senior Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Thursday, February 19, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Images of Ancient China: Nature and Its Meaning in the Book of Changes”
Edward Shaughnessy, Lorraine J & Herrlee G Creel Professor in Early Chinese Studies, University of Chicago
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Symposium

Ridicule, Irony and Wit in 18th Century French Art and Literature
Thursday, February 5, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Harn Museum of Art

February 5-6, 2009

Keynote Speakers: Bernadette Fort (Professor of French/Adjunct Professor of Art History, Northwestern University)
Mark Ledbury (Associate Director of the Research and Academic Program, Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute)

Lecture

“Documentary and Its Discontents: The Making and Meaning of Civil War Photographs”
Keith Davis, Curator of Photography at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
Thursday, January 22, 2009 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

"Modernity and the Face"
Margaret Werth, Professor of Art History at the University of Delaware
Thursday, November 20, 2008 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Artisans, Architects, and Archetypes”
Libby Prussin, Independent Scholar of African Architecture, Convivencia at Timbuktu
Thursday, October 23, 2008 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“The Art Work in the Age of its Marketability”
Isabelle Graw, Professor of Art History, Kunsthochschule-Städelschule Frankfurt am Main
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“The Mythic Landscape of Contemporary China: Excavating and Restoring the Virtue of the Sage Emperor Shun on the Southern Frontier”
Robin McNeal, Associate Professor, Cornell University
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“The Change of Elite Structure and Its Impact on Contemporary Chinese Calligraphy”
Qianshen Bai, Associate Professor of Chinese Art, Chinese Calligrapher, Boston University
Thursday, April 3, 2008 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Seeing (Not Reading) Gertrude Stein”
Wanda Corn, Stanford University
Thursday, March 20, 2008 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Early Chinese Bronzes: A New Approach to the Technology of Casting Inscriptions”
Zhang Changping, Deputy Director of the Hubei Provincial Institute of Archaeology and Deputy Director of the Hubei Provincial Museum, Wuhan, China
Monday, February 18, 2008 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Invisible Now: Art After Spectatorship”
Stephen Wright, Professor at l'Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art in Paris
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Venus as Odalisque: Ingres’ Reimagining of the Female Nude”
Susan Seigfried, University of Michigan
Monday, November 19, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Aesthetics, Art History and Identity”
Amelia Jones, Pilkington Chair and Professor of Art History and Visual Studies, Univ. of Manchester
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Remembering Photographs, Politically”
Julian Stellabrass, Senior Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Body Marking is a cornerstone in African Art: A contribution to the history of art in late 20th century Nigeria”
John Picton, Professor Emeritus of African Art, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Thursday, October 25, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Architectures of Discourse – The Potential and Problematic of Curated Exhibitions”
Ute Meta Bauer, Associate Professor and Director of the Visual Arts Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thursday, September 27, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Shanghai Museum Collection: Early Chinese Narrative in Light of Newly Discovered Bamboo Books”
Chen Wei, Professor, Wuhan University
Thursday, April 5, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“New Research on the Mawangdui Silk Manuscripts and Paintings”
Chen Songcheng, Professor and Director of the Hunan Provincial Museum
Thursday, April 5, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Limited Freedoms: Art in Shanghai Since 1991”
Norman Bryson, Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism at the Department of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“IMAGinING TOBIA”
Salem Mekuria, Wellesley College
Thursday, February 15, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Adwa: An African Victory”
Haile Gerima, Professor, Howard University
Thursday, February 8, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Symposium

Muses and Means: Patronizing the Arts
Saturday, February 3, 2007 @ 06:00 pm
Harn Museum of Art

February 3, 2007

Keynote Speaker: Adrian WB Randolph (Leon E. Williams Professor of Art History, Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Dartmouth College)

Lecture

“Petrified? Painting Medusa in 18th Century France”
Dr. Mary Sheriff, W.R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Art History and Chair of the Art Dept at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Monday, November 13, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Adventures in the Arts: Marsden Hartley and the First American Avant-Garde”
Dickran Tashijan, Professor Emeritus, Art History, University of California-Irvine
Thursday, November 2, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Great Cases in Art Law”
John Henry Merryman, Sweitzer Professor of Law and Affiliated Professor of Art, Emeritus, Stanford University
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Monuments, Museums, and Memory: Constructing History in Contemporary Mali”
Mary Jo Arnoldi, Curator of African Ethnology, National Museum of Natural History
Friday, October 20, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Nadar’s Balloon: Modernism Inside-Out”
Carol Armstrong, Director, Program in the Study of Women and Gender Doris Sterns Professor of Women's Studies and Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Actions Against the State: Paul McCarthy’s Pirate Project”
John Welchman, Professor of Art History at the University of California, San Diego
Friday, September 8, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Painters, Patrons, and Playboys in Ancient Athens”
Alan Shapiro, W.H. Collins Vickers Professor of Archaeology, Johns Hopkins University
Friday, March 24, 2006 @ 11:29 am
Symposium

New Directions in Contemporary Art
Saturday, March 4, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Harn Museum of Art

March 2-4, 2006

Participants: Nora Alter, Sabeth Buchmann, Whitney Davis, Helmut Draxler, Harun Farocki, Hal Foster, Renee Green, Branden Joseph, James Meyer, Juliana Rebentisch, Terry Smith, Julian Stallabrass, Blake Stimson, Maureen Turim, and Anne Wagner

Lecture

“Ancient Macedonian Painting”
Olga Palagia, Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Athens, Greece
Monday, February 27, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Symposium

From Ritual to Revelry
Saturday, February 4, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Harn Museum of Art

February 4, 2006

4th Annual Society of Art History Graduates' Symposium
Keynote Speaker: Patrick McNaughton (Chancellor's Professor of Art History, Indiana University)

Lecture

“Art and Identity: The New Europe”
Boris Groys, Global Distinguished Professor, New York University and Professor of Aesthetics, Art History, and Media Theory, Center for Art and Media Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
Tuesday, January 31, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
Lecture

“Rethinking the Modern”
Glenn D. Lowry, Director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York
Tuesday, January 17, 2006 @ 06:00 pm
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Thu, Apr 12, 2018
06:00 pm

Mary Kelly's Mood: A Study in Art and War​

Dr. Rosalyn Deutsche, Professor of Art History, Barnard College, Columbia University
FAB 103
Lecture
Fri, Mar 30, 2018
06:00 pm

Blue in Green: Viridian & Jacob Lawrence

Dr. Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History, Duke University
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art
Lecture
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
06:00 pm

Atomic Art around a Hot Bikini Cloud

Dr. Serge Guilbaut, Professor Emeritus of Art History, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art
Lecture
Tue, Jan 30, 2018
06:00 pm

Visiting Artist Lecture with Martha Rosler

Martha Rosler
FAB 105
Lecture
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
06:00 pm

The (Late) Emergence of the Cross as a Christian Symbol

Dr. Robin Jensen, Patrick O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art
Lecture
Wed, Nov 8, 2017
06:00 pm

A Little More Blue lecture: "Between Realisms"

Dr. Sérgio Martins, Professor, History Department, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
FAB 105
Lecture
Fri, Nov 3, 2017
06:00 pm

Mexican Altarpieces: Interactions in Time and Space

Dr. Clara Bargellini, Professor, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
FAB 105
Lecture
Sat, Oct 21, 2017
09:30 am

Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century

Harn Museum of Art
Symposium
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
06:00 pm

The Woman Artist and the Uncovering of the Social World

Dr. Lynn Hunt, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art
Lecture
Wed, Oct 4, 2017
06:00 pm

A Little More Blue lecture: "Imagining Types"

Dr. Fernanda Pitta, Senior Curator, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo
FAB 103
Lecture
Wed, Sep 27, 2017
06:00 pm

A Little More Blue lecture: "Modern Classicism"

Dr. Ana Magalhães, Associate Professor, Museum of Contemporary Art, University of São Paulo
FAB 105
Lecture
Thu, Mar 16, 2017
06:00 pm

“Relics and Reliquaries: A Matter of Life and Death”

Dr. Cynthia Hahn, Professor of Art History, Hunter College, CUNY
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art
Lecture
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
06:00 pm

“Etching Enlightenment’s Demise: The Print Series of Francisco Goya”

Dr. Janis Tomlinson, Director, University Museums, and Professor, Art History, University of Delaware
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art
Lecture
Wed, Nov 2, 2016
06:00 pm

“Albrecht Dürer on the Museum: Locating the Cult of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century”

Dr. Jeffrey Chipps Smith, Kay Fortson Chair in European Art, University of Texas at Austin
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art
Lecture
Sat, Oct 22, 2016
10:30 am

HESCAH Symposium: Critical, Clinical, and Curatorial

Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Symposium
Fri, Oct 21, 2016
06:00 pm

Critical. Clinical. Curatorial. (Opening Event)

College of the Arts, Lecture Hall FAB 105
Symposium
Thu, Sep 29, 2016
06:00 pm

Fifty years of tradition and change in the art of Burkina Faso

Dr. Christopher Roy, Professor, Elizabeth M. Stanley Faculty Fellow of African Art History at the University of Iow
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art
Lecture
Wed, Apr 13, 2016
06:00 pm

Scratching on things I could disavow: A History of Art in the Arab World

Walid Raad, Artist, author and Associate Professor of Art at The Cooper Union
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Thu, Mar 31, 2016
06:00 pm

In, around and under some contemporary exhibitions

Hamza Walker, Director of Education and Associate Curator, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Tue, Feb 16, 2016
06:00 pm

With an Eye to Profit: Photographic Studios in 19th Century Scotland

Anne Lyden, International Photography Curator at the National Galleries of Scotland
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Tue, Feb 9, 2016
06:00 pm

The Harshest Cut: Circumcision in Medieval Christian Art and Thought

Sara Lipton, Professor of History, Stony Brook University
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Wed, Oct 28, 2015
06:00 pm

The Global Africa Project: Maker Culture and the Economies of the Creative Community

Leslie King-Hammond, Founding Director of the Center for Race and Culture at the Maryland Institute College of Art
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Sat, Oct 10, 2015
06:00 pm

Holophusicon, the Leverian Museum: an 18th Century English Institution of Science, Curiosity, and Art

Adrienne Kaeppler, Curator of Oceania, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Wed, Sep 23, 2015
06:00 pm

History and Glamour: Organizing an exhibition on Cartier

Margaret Young-Sánchez, Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Pre-Columbian Art, Denver Art Museum
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Wed, Sep 16, 2015
06:00 pm

African Art in the Age of Fetishes and Big Hair

Susan Vogel, Founder, the Museum for African Art (New York) and Independent Filmmaker
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Mon, Sep 14, 2015
06:00 pm

Side by Side: Friendship as Critical Practice in the Performance Art of Senga Nengudi and Maren Hassinger

John Bowles, Associate Professor of African American Art, Department of Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Wed, Sep 2, 2015
06:00 pm

Rethinking How You Think About Africa

Christine Kreamer, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum
Lecture
Thu, Apr 2, 2015
09:00 am

What Fashion Shows: African History and Culture Through Clothing

Dr. Victorine L. Rovine, Associate Professor of Art History University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lecture
Thu, Mar 19, 2015
06:00 pm

America and France: New Perspectives on Transatlantic Visual Culture

Harn Museum of Art
Symposium
Thu, Mar 19, 2015
09:00 am

French Light, American Light: Impressionism and Its Cultural Refractions

Dr. Nancy Mowll Mathews, visiting Associate Professor at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Eugénie Prendergast Senior Curator and Lecturer Emerita at Williams College
Lecture
Thu, Feb 26, 2015
09:00 am

41st Annual Meeting of the Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Harn Museum of Art
Symposium
Thu, Feb 26, 2015
09:00 am

Visualizing Love and its Discontents

Dr. Mary Sheriff, W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Art History University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lecture
Thu, Feb 19, 2015
09:00 am

Architectural Counterpoint: Juxtaposition and Opposition as a Visual Strategy in the Late Middle Ages

Dr. Linda Neagley, Associate Professor of Art History Rice University
Lecture
Thu, Jan 8, 2015
09:00 am

Caught in a Tangle of Dépaysement and Exotic Obsessions: Four German art historians in Republican China

Dr. Lothar von Falkenhausen, Professor of Chinese Archaeology and Art History and Associate Director of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles
Lecture
Tue, Dec 2, 2014
09:00 am

Art and Science as Parallel and Divergent Ways of Knowing

Lawrence Weschler, Director Emeritus of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU
Lecture
Fri, Apr 4, 2014
09:00 am

Text and Image in Dunhuang Paintings

Imre Galambos, University Lecturer in Chinese, Department of East Asian Studies, Cambridge University
Lecture
Tue, Feb 18, 2014
06:00 pm

“Repetition and Difference: The Dissemination of Photography”

Geoffrey Batchen, Professor of Art History, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Lecture
Tue, Feb 18, 2014
09:00 am

Repetition and Difference: The Dissemination of Photography

Geoffrey Batchen, Professor of Art History, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Lecture
Thu, Jan 16, 2014
06:00 pm

"The Knowledge Argument: Learning from Socially Engaged Art"

Pablo Helguera, Director of Adult and Academic Programs at MoMA
Lecture
Thu, Jan 16, 2014
09:00 am

The Knowledge Argument: Learning from Socially Engaged Art

Pablo Helguera, Director of Adult and Academic Programs, MoMA
Lecture
Tue, Dec 3, 2013
06:00 pm

William Bartram's Drawing of a New Species of "Arethusa" (1796): The Portrait of a Life

Dr. Amy Meyers, Director, Yale Center for British Art
Lecture
Mon, Oct 14, 2013
06:00 pm

“Picturing West Lake: Reflections of A Cultural Space”

Dr. Hui-Shu Lee, Professor of Art History, UCLA
Lecture
Tue, Sep 17, 2013
06:00 pm

“Pattern Recognition circa 1947"

Dr. Pamela Lee, Professor of Art and Art History, Stanford University
Lecture
Thu, Apr 11, 2013
06:00 pm

"The 'Half-Open Door' In Ancient Chinese Art"

Dr. Zheng Yan, Professor of Chinese Art, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
Lecture
Thu, Mar 21, 2013
06:00 pm

"Asian and African Art through American Eyes: A Personal View"

Holland Cotter, Art critic for the New York Times
Lecture
Fri, Feb 22, 2013
06:00 pm

"Inviting the Indoors Out: Gardens and Other Arts"

Dr. Elizabeth Helsinger, Professor, University of Chicago
Lecture
Wed, Feb 20, 2013
06:00 pm

"The Spiritual Rococo: Decor and Divinity from the Salons of Paris to the Missions of Patagonia"

Dr. Gauvin Bailey, Professor at the Queen's University, Ontario, Canada
Lecture
Thu, Feb 7, 2013
06:00 pm

“The Second Bomb: Curation and Destruction in the Digital Age”Dr. Charlie Gere

Dr. Charlie Gere, Professor at Lancaster University, UK
Lecture
Mon, Nov 26, 2012
06:00 pm

"The Perils of Intervention: Institutional Critique in the Age of the Contemporary African Artist"

Dr. Elizabeth Harney, Professor, University of Toronto
Lecture
Thu, Oct 25, 2012
06:00 pm

"Abraham Lincoln in Historic Photographs"

Frank Goodyear, Curator, National Portrait Gallery
Lecture
Wed, Oct 10, 2012
06:00 pm

"Potential History of Palestine: Re-conceptualizing Revolution"

Arielle Azoulay, Professor, Bar-Ilan University, Isreal
Lecture
Thu, Sep 20, 2012
06:00 pm

"What Might Films Think? On Cinema as Non-Standard Philosophy"

John Mullarkey, Professor of Film and Television, Kingston University
Lecture
Thu, Mar 24, 2011
06:00 pm

"Falling Blossoms: Shen Zhou (1427-1509) and the Problem of Growing Old"

Dr. Peter Sturman, Professor of Chinese Art, University of California, Santa Barbara
Lecture
Thu, Mar 17, 2011
06:00 pm

"The Art of West African Textiles: Technology and Aesthetics, a Historical Approach"Bernhard Gardi

Bernhard Gardi, Independent Scholar and Former Curator of the African Department at the Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland
Lecture
Thu, Feb 24, 2011
06:00 pm

"A Primitive Effect on the Pictures: Norval Morrisseau and the Global Emergence of Indigenous Modernism"

Ruth Phillips, Canada Research Chair in Modern Culture and a Professor of Art History, Carleton University
Lecture
Thu, Jan 20, 2011
06:00 pm

"The Cuban Project: Walker Evans to Now"

Judy Keller, Acting Director of Photography at the J. Paul Getty Museum
Lecture
Tue, Nov 16, 2010
06:00 pm

"Serene and not So Serene Republics: Some Contemporary Native Art"

Lucy Lippard, Art Critic and Independent Curator
Lecture
Tue, Nov 9, 2010
06:00 pm

"Archaic Bronze Inscriptions: Ancestors, Clans, History, and Commerce"

Jenny F. So, Professor of Fine Arts, Director, Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lecture
Wed, Oct 27, 2010
06:00 pm

"Art Today: Takes of Plastic Surgery, Genetically Altered Rabbits and Other Acts of Art"

Eleanor Heartney, Art Critic and Contributing Editor to Art in America and Artpress
Lecture
Thu, Oct 21, 2010
06:00 pm

"The Old Topographics: Survey Photography and the American West."

Toby Jurovics, Curator of Photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Lecture
Mon, Oct 11, 2010
06:00 pm

"What Was a Photograph?"

Doug Nickel, Andrea V. Rosenthal Professor of Modern Art, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
Lecture
Fri, Apr 9, 2010
06:00 pm

PROJECT EUROPA: Imagining the (Im)Possible

Harn Museum of Art
Symposium
Tue, Mar 16, 2010
06:00 pm

“A Lost Tang Icon: Rediscovering the Protector-Spirit Baize (White Marsh) in Medieval Chinese Manuscripts and Paintings from Dunhuang”

Donald Harper, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago
Lecture
Wed, Mar 3, 2010
06:00 pm

“The Materiality of the Inner Asian Nomads: The Relationship between Archeology and History in a Nomadic Context”

Nicola di Cosimo, Henry Luce Foundation Professor of East Asian Studies, Institute For Advanced Studies, Princeton
Lecture
Wed, Nov 18, 2009
06:00 pm

“The Original Work of Art: What it Has to Teach in a University Art Museum”

Jock Reynolds, The Henry J. Heinz II Director, Yale University Art Gallery
Lecture
Thu, Nov 5, 2009
06:00 pm

“An Almost Unknown Masterpiece: Cecco del Caravaggio's ‘The Resurrection’ (1619-20)”

Dr. Michael Fried, Professor, J. R. Herbert Boone Chair in the Humanities [History of Art]
Lecture
Fri, Oct 30, 2009
06:00 pm

“Is This Writing Barbarous? A Medieval Chinese Stele and Its Twentieth-Century Reception”

Amy McNair, Professor of Chinese Art, The University of Kansas
Lecture
Thu, Oct 8, 2009
06:00 pm

"Antiquity, Neoclassicism and the Grand Tour: The Appropriation of the Past for the Construction of the Present."

Dr. Christopher Johns, Professor and Chair of the Department of Art History, Vanderbilt University
Lecture
Wed, Sep 30, 2009
06:00 pm

“What’s the Big Idea? A Museum for the People”

Graham W. J. Beal, Director, Detroit Institute of Arts
Lecture
Wed, Sep 23, 2009
06:00 pm

"Photographing Peripheral Nationals in China (1920s-1940s)"

Michael Mingke Wang, Professor and Director of Chinese Ethnographic Project, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Lecture
Thu, Sep 10, 2009
06:00 pm

“Buddhist Visual Culture of Beijing, Yesterday and Today”

Marsha Haufler, Professor of Chinese Art, The University of Kansas
Lecture
Thu, Sep 3, 2009
06:00 pm

"Then and Now: Changes in South African Photography between the Struggle of the 1980s and the New Millennium"

Michael Godby, Professor of Art History in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
Lecture
Thu, Apr 2, 2009
06:00 pm

“Transference and the 'Woman Artist'”

Mignon Nixon, Professor of Art, Courtauld Institute, Univ. of London
Lecture
Thu, Apr 2, 2009
06:00 pm

"The Status of Contemporary Chinese Ceramics"

Bai Ming, Fine Arts Academy of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Lecture
Mon, Mar 23, 2009
06:00 pm

"An Unique Pair: The Bronze Rhinoceros And Its Collector, Avery Brundage (1887-1975)"

Jay Xu, Director of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, California
Lecture
Thu, Mar 19, 2009
06:00 pm

"Official War Artists in Iraq and Afghanistan: Committed Irretrievably to Chance; Suddenly Things Cease to Obey"

Charles Green, University of Melbourne, Australia
Lecture
Fri, Feb 20, 2009
06:00 pm

Collectors, Collections and Collecting the Arts of China: Histories and Challenges

Harn Museum of Art
Symposium
Thu, Feb 19, 2009
06:00 pm

“Painting Indians and Building Empires in North America, 1710-1840”

William Truettner, Senior Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Lecture
Wed, Feb 18, 2009
06:00 pm

“Images of Ancient China: Nature and Its Meaning in the Book of Changes”

Edward Shaughnessy, Lorraine J & Herrlee G Creel Professor in Early Chinese Studies, University of Chicago
Lecture
Thu, Feb 5, 2009
06:00 pm

Ridicule, Irony and Wit in 18th Century French Art and Literature

Harn Museum of Art
Symposium
Thu, Jan 22, 2009
06:00 pm

“Documentary and Its Discontents: The Making and Meaning of Civil War Photographs”

Keith Davis, Curator of Photography at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
Lecture
Thu, Nov 20, 2008
06:00 pm

"Modernity and the Face"

Margaret Werth, Professor of Art History at the University of Delaware
Lecture
Thu, Oct 23, 2008
06:00 pm

“Artisans, Architects, and Archetypes”

Libby Prussin, Independent Scholar of African Architecture, Convivencia at Timbuktu
Lecture
Wed, Apr 23, 2008
06:00 pm

“The Art Work in the Age of its Marketability”

Isabelle Graw, Professor of Art History, Kunsthochschule-Städelschule Frankfurt am Main
Lecture
Tue, Apr 15, 2008
06:00 pm

“The Mythic Landscape of Contemporary China: Excavating and Restoring the Virtue of the Sage Emperor Shun on the Southern Frontier”

Robin McNeal, Associate Professor, Cornell University
Lecture
Thu, Apr 3, 2008
06:00 pm

“The Change of Elite Structure and Its Impact on Contemporary Chinese Calligraphy”

Qianshen Bai, Associate Professor of Chinese Art, Chinese Calligrapher, Boston University
Lecture
Thu, Mar 20, 2008
06:00 pm

“Seeing (Not Reading) Gertrude Stein”

Wanda Corn, Stanford University
Lecture
Mon, Feb 18, 2008
06:00 pm

“Early Chinese Bronzes: A New Approach to the Technology of Casting Inscriptions”

Zhang Changping, Deputy Director of the Hubei Provincial Institute of Archaeology and Deputy Director of the Hubei Provincial Museum, Wuhan, China
Lecture
Wed, Feb 6, 2008
06:00 pm

“Invisible Now: Art After Spectatorship”

Stephen Wright, Professor at l'Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art in Paris
Lecture
Mon, Nov 19, 2007
06:00 pm

“Venus as Odalisque: Ingres’ Reimagining of the Female Nude”

Susan Seigfried, University of Michigan
Lecture
Wed, Nov 7, 2007
06:00 pm

“Aesthetics, Art History and Identity”

Amelia Jones, Pilkington Chair and Professor of Art History and Visual Studies, Univ. of Manchester
Lecture
Tue, Oct 30, 2007
06:00 pm

“Remembering Photographs, Politically”

Julian Stellabrass, Senior Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Lecture
Thu, Oct 25, 2007
06:00 pm

“Body Marking is a cornerstone in African Art: A contribution to the history of art in late 20th century Nigeria”

John Picton, Professor Emeritus of African Art, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Lecture
Thu, Sep 27, 2007
06:00 pm

“Architectures of Discourse – The Potential and Problematic of Curated Exhibitions”

Ute Meta Bauer, Associate Professor and Director of the Visual Arts Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lecture
Thu, Apr 5, 2007
06:00 pm

“Shanghai Museum Collection: Early Chinese Narrative in Light of Newly Discovered Bamboo Books”

Chen Wei, Professor, Wuhan University
Lecture
Thu, Apr 5, 2007
06:00 pm

“New Research on the Mawangdui Silk Manuscripts and Paintings”

Chen Songcheng, Professor and Director of the Hunan Provincial Museum
Lecture
Wed, Mar 28, 2007
06:00 pm

“Limited Freedoms: Art in Shanghai Since 1991”

Norman Bryson, Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism at the Department of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego
Lecture
Thu, Feb 15, 2007
06:00 pm

“IMAGinING TOBIA”

Salem Mekuria, Wellesley College
Lecture
Thu, Feb 8, 2007
06:00 pm

“Adwa: An African Victory”

Haile Gerima, Professor, Howard University
Lecture
Sat, Feb 3, 2007
06:00 pm

Muses and Means: Patronizing the Arts

Harn Museum of Art
Symposium
Mon, Nov 13, 2006
06:00 pm

“Petrified? Painting Medusa in 18th Century France”

Dr. Mary Sheriff, W.R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Art History and Chair of the Art Dept at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Lecture
Thu, Nov 2, 2006
06:00 pm

“Adventures in the Arts: Marsden Hartley and the First American Avant-Garde”

Dickran Tashijan, Professor Emeritus, Art History, University of California-Irvine
Lecture
Wed, Nov 1, 2006
06:00 pm

“Great Cases in Art Law”

John Henry Merryman, Sweitzer Professor of Law and Affiliated Professor of Art, Emeritus, Stanford University
Lecture
Fri, Oct 20, 2006
06:00 pm

“Monuments, Museums, and Memory: Constructing History in Contemporary Mali”

Mary Jo Arnoldi, Curator of African Ethnology, National Museum of Natural History
Lecture
Wed, Sep 27, 2006
06:00 pm

“Nadar’s Balloon: Modernism Inside-Out”

Carol Armstrong, Director, Program in the Study of Women and Gender Doris Sterns Professor of Women's Studies and Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University
Lecture
Fri, Sep 8, 2006
06:00 pm

“Actions Against the State: Paul McCarthy’s Pirate Project”

John Welchman, Professor of Art History at the University of California, San Diego
Lecture
Fri, Mar 24, 2006
11:29 am

“Painters, Patrons, and Playboys in Ancient Athens”

Alan Shapiro, W.H. Collins Vickers Professor of Archaeology, Johns Hopkins University
Lecture
Sat, Mar 4, 2006
06:00 pm

New Directions in Contemporary Art

Harn Museum of Art
Symposium
Mon, Feb 27, 2006
06:00 pm

“Ancient Macedonian Painting”

Olga Palagia, Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Athens, Greece
Lecture
Sat, Feb 4, 2006
06:00 pm

From Ritual to Revelry

Harn Museum of Art
Symposium
Tue, Jan 31, 2006
06:00 pm

“Art and Identity: The New Europe”

Boris Groys, Global Distinguished Professor, New York University and Professor of Aesthetics, Art History, and Media Theory, Center for Art and Media Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
Lecture
Tue, Jan 17, 2006
06:00 pm

“Rethinking the Modern”

Glenn D. Lowry, Director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York
Lecture

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