Forum

Pressly Forum: Jonathan Frederick Walz, "Behind the Scenes of Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful"

Jonathan Frederick Walz, Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of American Art at the Columbus Museum
Time: 
10/21/2020 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Virtual Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Dr. Jonathan Frederick Walz received his PhD from the Department in 2010 and is the Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of American Art at the Columbus Museum.

Intersections: Alex Libby and Terence Washington, "A Conversation on the Topic of Relevance - the National Gallery of Art and Beyond"

people in museum
Time: 
02/26/2020 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

As more and more museums are working to find new ways to connect with their visitors and cultivate new audiences, “relevance” seems to be the word of the day. But what is it and why is it important?

Spring Graduate Forum

Spring Forum banner
Time: 
02/24/2020 - 16:00 to 17:30
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Please join us all in the Collaboratory for an afternoon session of delightful and enlightening scholarship from three rising stars in the Department, Marco Polo Juarez Cruz, Charline Fournier Petit, and Caroline Paganussi. Topics range from scholar’s tombs to clay sketches (bozzetti) to a Mexican artist’s creative response to the Harlem jazz scene. Not to be missed!

 

Caroline Paganussi, "Friendship Beyond the Grave: Scholars' Tombs in Early Modern Bologna"

GAHA Meeting - February 12

Civil service exam
Time: 
02/12/2020 - 13:30 to 14:30
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

GAHA (Graduate Art History Association) will meet at 1:30 pm to discuss a range of issues, from post-graduate career planning, to dissertating strategies, to planning for the lighter side of graduate school life. All graduate students in the department are welcome.

Pressly Forum: Tess Korobkin, "Forms of Violence in Isamu Noguchi's 'Death (A Lynching)'"

Tess Korobkin
Time: 
02/05/2020 - 11:30 to 13:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Dr. Tess Korobkin is Assistant Professor of American Art in the Department.

This talk examines a single sculpture, Isamu Noguchi’s Death (1934), to consider the political and aesthetic stakes of creating a nearly life-sized, abstracted sculptural body in response to a photograph of a lynching in Sherman, Texas.

Intersections: Donald Niebyl presents Spomenik, a digital humanities project

Spomenik at Krusevo
Time: 
11/12/2019 - 14:00 to 16:30
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Donald Niebyl, an American who came to be fascinated by monuments to some of the most significant events in the anti-fascist struggle of the Yugoslav partisans in World War II known as spomeniks, will present his web-based database of these monuments, Spomenik, and discuss his reasons for embarking on this remarkable digital humanities project and its subsequent eponymous book, which was published in 2018.

This talk is being presented in the context of the course on Art and War taught by Dr. Aneta Georgievska-Shine.

GAHA Meeting - October 16

Xie Youso, Scholars Gathering
Time: 
10/16/2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

GAHA (Graduate Art History Association) will meet at 12 pm to discuss a range of issues, from post-graduate career planning, to dissertating strategies, to planning for the lighter side of graduate school life. All graduate students in the department are welcome.

Roger Rearick Forum - 2019

Medieval Forum - hand-colored woodcut
Time: 
10/29/2019 - 16:00 to 18:30
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Hosted annually by our department, the Roger Rearick Forum showcases current research by our graduate students.  Advanced students who wish to be considered for inclusion in the Philadelphia Symposiums in the History of Art are invited to present papers to our departmental community at this event.  One student will be chosen to present at this prestigious regional symposium.

Pressly Forum: Abayomi Ola, "Lines of Dissent in Anglophone West Africa 1950-70""

photograph of Abayomi "Yomi" Ola
Time: 
10/02/2019 - 11:30 to 13:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

Dr. Abayomi "Yomi" Ola, who is Associate Professor of Art History at Spelman College, is the Frederick Burkhardt ACLS Residential Fellow in the Department and The David C. Driskell Center for Academic Year 2019-2020.

AHA (Art History Association) Meeting 12-3

Caricature by Bertail / 'Republique des arts', from "Le Journal pour rire', 28 July, 1849 "Ingres holds a pen as a symbol of line while Delacroix wields a brush as symbol of color."
Time: 
12/03/2019 - 19:00 to 20:00
Location: 
Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture

AHA (The Art History Association) is an organization for art history majors, non-majors and people interested in art to get together, exchange ideas, focus on topics of interest, and mostly have fun! AHA meets in the Collaboratory every other Tuesday from 7-8 (or 8:30), as well other meeting times for specials occasions. Each semester AHA plans excursions to local exhibitions and museums. Come join in the fun. Declare yourself for line or for color!

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