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2013-2014 Lectures & Events


Co-sponsored with Tang Center for East Asian Art
Monday, 7 October 2013
5:00 PM ∙ 106 McCormick Hall
Martin Powers
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Pictorial Citation in Song China: Theory and Practice
Abramson
Tuesday, 15 October 2013
5:00 PM ∙ 106 McCormick Hall
Daniel Abramson
Tufts University
Obsolescence, History, and the Contradictions of Sustainability
haley
James F. Haley ’50 Memorial Lecture
Wednesday, 20 November 2013
5:00 PM ∙ 101 McCormick Hall
Salah Hassan
Cornell University
Contemporary “Islamic” Art after September 11

Co-sponsored with the Institute for Advanced Study
Monday, 9 December 2013
5:00 PM ∙ Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Alexander Nagel
New York University
Orientations of Renaissance Art

Co-sponsored with the Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, 4 February 2014
5:00 PM ∙ Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Briony Fer
University College London
Malevich’s Nervous System

Co-sponsored with the Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, 25 February 2014
5:00 PM ∙ Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Mark Haxthausen
Williams College
Paul Klee, Wilhelm Hausenstein, and the 'Problem of Style'
Grad
Graduate Student Panel Discussion
Friday, 7 March 2014
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM ∙ 106 McCormick Hall
Aden
Co-sponsored with the Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
5:00 PM ∙ Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Aden Kumler
University of Chicago
Neither Breakthrough nor Breakdown: Episodes From a History of Medieval Abstraction

Co-sponsored with the Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, 22 April 2014
5:00 PM ∙ 106 McCormick Hall
Margit Kern
University of Hamburg
Constructions of Difference in the Spanish Painting of Siglo de Oro:
Joseph’s Coat and Vulcan’s Forge by Velazquez
Baines
Tuesday, 6 May 2014
5:00 PM ∙ 101 McCormick Hall
John Baines
University of Oxford
Ancient Egyptian Pictorial Representation

2012-2013 Lectures & Events


Co-Sponsored by Department of Art and Archaeology and Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, 23 October 2012
5:00 PM; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study
Mitchell Merback
Johns Hopkins University
Recognition: Theme and Meta-Theme in Northern Renaissance Art

The Kurt Weitzmann Lecture
Wednesday, 14 November 2012
5:00 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
Anthony Cutler
Pennsylvania State University
The Empire of Things: Gifts and Gift Exchange in Late Antiquity, Byzantium, Early Islam, and Beyond
Naginski
Tuesday, 4 December 2012
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Erika Naginski
Harvard University
Impossible Design: Porsena's Tomb and French Visionary Architecture

Co-Sponsored by Department of Art and Archaeology and Institute for Advanced Study
Monday, 10 December 2012
5:00 PM; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study
Sidney Kasfir
Emory University
Up Close and Far Away: Artists, Memorialization and Uganda's Troubled Past

Co-Sponsored by the Program in European Cultural Studies, the Department of Art & Archaeology, and the Department of French & Italian
Monday, 11 February 2013
4:30 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Jacqueline Lichtenstein
Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne
The Aesthetic Turn: A New Concept of "Theory of Art"
Sturman
Co-Sponsored by Department of Art and Archaeology and Tang Center for East Asian Art
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Peter Sturman
University of California, Santa Barbara
Family Matters--The Strange Case of the 'Poetic Ideas' Scroll Attributed to Mi Youren and Sima Huai
Joselit
Co-Sponsored by Department of Art and Archaeology and Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, 5 March 2013
5:00 PM; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study
David Joselit
Yale University
How to Occupy an Image
Grad
Graduate Student Conference
Friday & Saturday, 8 & 9 March 2013
5:00 PM Friday & 9:30 AM Saturday; 106 McCormick Hall

Monday, 11 March 2013
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Sybille Ebert-Schifferer
Bibliotheca Hertziana
Caravaggio: A Case Study in Art Historical Methodology
Blank
Co-Sponsored by the Program in European Cultural Studies, the Department of Art & Archaeology, and the School of Architecture
Tuesday, 26 March 2013
4:30 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Anthony Vidler
Cooper Union
Title TBD

Co-Sponsored by Department of Art and Archaeology and Institute for Advanced Study
Monday, 9 April 2013
5:00 PM; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study
Olivier Lugon
Université de Lausanne
The Ubiquitous Exhibition: Magazines, Museums and the Reproducible Exhibition after World War II

Robert Janson-La Palme Visiting Lectureship
Monday, 15 April 2013
5:00 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
Martin Kemp
Trinity College, Oxford
Title: It doesn't look like Leonardo: Science, Connoisseurship and Circumstance in the Attribution of Works of Art

2011-2012 Lectures & Events


Monday, 26 September 2011
6:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Susan Verdi Webster
The College of William and Mary
Vantage Points: Andeans, Europeans, and the Arts of Construction in Colonial Quito

Co-Sponsored by Department of Art and Archaeology and Tang Center for East Asian Art
Thursday, 6 October 2011
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Robert Mowry
Harvard University
First Under Heaven: Korean Ceramics of the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392)

Monday, 14 November 2011
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
AdbouMaliq Simone
Goldsmiths University of London
Postcolonial Urbanisms and the Uncertain Majority

2011-2012 Robert J.H. Janson-La Palme *60 Lecture
Wednesday, 16 November 2011
5:00 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
David Rosand
Columbia University, Emeritus
Figuring the Renaissance: Leonardo, Dürer, Michelangelo and Their Critics

The Kurt Weitzmann Lecture
Monday, 21 November 2011
5:00 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
Sible de Blaauw
Radboud University of Nijmegen
The Court of Saint Peter's: An Early Christian Church Atrium as a Place of Memory

Monday, 5 December 2011
5:00 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
Juliet Koss
Scripps College
Model Soviets

The James F. Haley '50 Memorial Lecture
Wednesday, 14 December 2011
5:00 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
Richard Brilliant
Columbia University
AT DEATH'S DOOR

Co-Sponsored by Department of Art and Archaeology and Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
5:00 PM; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study
Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby
University of California, Berkeley
I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance

Wednesday, 29 February 2012
5:00 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
Tonio Hölscher
University of Hiedelberg, Germany
In Art, More Alive than in Reality. Imagining Objects in Ancient Greece

Tuesday, 6 March 2012
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Caroline Bruzelius
Duke University
Preaching, Burying and Building in the Italian Medieval City

Graduate Student Conference
Friday & Saturday, March 30-31, 2012
5:00 PM Friday & 9:30 AM Saturday; 106 McCormick Hall

Co-Sponsored by Department of Art and Archaeology and Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, 3 April 2012
5:00 PM; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study
Martha Ward
University of Chicago
Crowded Walls: 20th Century Nostalgia for 19th Century Installation.

Co-Sponsored by Department of Art and Archaeology and Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
5:00 PM; Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study
Mignon Nixon
Courtauld Institute of Art
Sperm Bomb: Art, Feminism, and the American War in Vietnam

Reunions Lecture
Friday, 1 June 2012
3:00 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
Rachael DeLue
Department of Art and Archaeology Professor
Art and Science in America: Intersections and Collisions

2010-2011 Lectures & Events


The East Asian Studies Program and Tang Center
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Jonathan Reynolds
Barnard College, Columbia University, Berkeley
Paradise Lost-Paradise Regained, Tomatso Shomei's Photographic Engagement with Okinawa

Wednesday, 20 October 2010
4:30 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Dr. Mike Weaver
Linacre College, Oxford
Paul Strand and the Cold War

Monday, 8 November 2010
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Dr. Sophocles Hadjisavvas
Department of Antiquities, Cyprus
Alassa: A Late Bronze Age town on the mountains of Alasiya-Cyprus

The East Asian Studies Program and Tang Center
Thursday, 9 December 2010
4:30 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
Jane Debevoise
Independent Scholar
Film: "Jean-Paul Sartre to Teresa Teng: Contemporary Cantonese Art of the 1980's"
Giorgione
Saturday, 11 December 2010
9:00 AM; 101 McCormick Hall

Tuesday, 8 February 2011
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Alan Trachtenberg
Being There: Photography as Habitation in Photo-texts by Wright Morris

The Kurt Weitzmann Lecture
Tuesday, 22 February 2011
5:00 PM; 101 McCormick Hall
Gerhard Wolf
Max Planck Institute, Florence
Between the Global and the Local: Mediterranean Art Histories

Co-Sponsored by the Art Museum, Department of Art and Archaeology and Program in Latin American Studies
Thursday, 24 March 2011
4:30 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Christina Halperin
Princeton University
King and Clown: Mimesis in Pre-Columbian Maya Art
Feldman
Tuesday, 5 April 2011
5:00 PM; 106 McCormick Hall
Marian Feldman
University of California, Berkeley
The Practical Logic of Style and Memory in
Early First Millennium Levantine Ivories

Graduate Student Conference
Friday & Saturday, 8 & 9 April 2011
6:00 PM Friday & 10 AM Saturday; 101 McCormick Hall
Drawing a Blank. Past and Present.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011
106 McCormick Hall
Sonya Lee
University of Southern California
New Faces of Nature: Colossal Buddhas of Sichuan

Art and Archaeology Lectures and Events