April 11, 2008
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
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
Art History Program, Bartlett
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