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Egyptian Image in Context

Schedule

Saturday, 17 April ∙ 101 McCormick Hall

Morning

9:30-9:40 Welcome and Introduction
The Image World:
9:40-10:10 David Wengrow Impossible Creations: Monstrous Images and the Transformation of Egyptian Art
10:10-10:40 Gay Robins Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies: Creating the 'Natural World' in New Kingdom Egyptian Art
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 David O’Connor Manipulating the Image; the Minor Arts and World Order
11:30-12:00 Zainab Bahrani The Image World of the Vile Asiatics

Afternoon

12:30-2:00 Lunch
3-Dimensional Contexts
2:00-2:30 John Baines Between Ephemeral and Permanent: Architectural Forms and their Environments
2:30-3:00 Deborah Vischak Landscape/Architecture: Images for a Community
3:00-3:20 Break
3:20-3:50 Suzanne Blier Rams, Rulers, and Rivers: Egyptian Export Goods in Africa: New Perspectives
3:50-4:20 Questions/Discussion
Reception Following

Sunday, April 18

Morning

10:00-10:10 Welcome and Introduction
Writing and Pictorial Art:
10:10-10:40 Richard Parkinson Textual Poetry and Visual Art: Interactions and Ecphrasis in the Middle Kingdom
10:40-11:10 Tom Hare A Rhetoric of the Image: Qadesh and Thereabouts
11:10-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 Elizabeth Frood Shifting perspectives; a statue grammar for Late New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period Egypt
12:00-12:30 Wang Haicheng Beautiful Writing in Egypt and China: Context, Function, and Artistic Status
12:30-1:00 Questions/Discussion

Afternoon

1:00-2:30 Lunch
2-Dimensional Contexts:
2:30-3:00 Diamantis Panagiotopoulus A Minoan Heterotopia in Egypt. On the Taureador Frescoes in Tell el Dab'a
3:00-3:30 Betsy Bryan Describing and Interpreting Icons: The Case of Beverage Production in the Tomb of Suemniwet
3:30-3:50 Break
3:50-4:20 Melinda Hartwig Sacred Space and the Reception of the Two Dimensional World
4:20-4:50 Questions/Discussion
4:50-5:00 Concluding Remarks