Mark Roskill 8th Annual Symposium in Art History:

April 11, 2008

1:00-5:00 PM

Isenberg School of Management, Room 133

The Symposium’s keynote speaker will be Brian A. Curran, Graduate Officer and Associate Professor of Art History at Penn State University, State College, PA.  Dr. Curran is an alumnus of the UMass Amherst MA program and went on to receive his Ph.D and M.A. in Art and Archaeology from Princeton University, NJ.  Dr. Curran's current research is focused on an investigation of the “grammar of time and place” in Renaissance

Other speakers and their presentation titles will be:

Kathryn Wysocki, Institute of Fine Arts, New York, "The Power of Recycling: How Florentine Revivals of Ancient Triumphs Influenced Expressions of Sovereignty in Northern Eurpoe from the 15th to the 17th Centuries"

Maia Dauner, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, University of Rochester, "Life After Death: The Abject Body and National Belonging in Coco Fusco's The Incrediable Disappearing Woman"

Sofia Kalo, Anthropology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, "The influence of the "old" on the "new" in visual artistic expression of postsocialist Albania."

 Neeraja Poddar, Art History, Columbia University, "Indias of the Mind: The Idea of the Nation in Pre-Independence Images of Bharat Mata"

Lauren Grudhofer, Art History, Theory and Criticism and Art Administration and Policy, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, "Murakami's Orientalism"

This event is free and open to the public.


Master of Arts in Art History Graduate Newsletter

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