2010 U-M Art History Graduate Student Symposium: MIS/RE/PRESENTATION


Nov
13
2010

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  • Host Department: History of Art
  • Date: 11/13/2010
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: U-M Museum of Art, Helmut Stern Auditorium, 519 S. State, Ann Arbor  (Show map)

  • Description:

    The goal of this symposium is to spur interdisciplinary dialogue within and
    beyond the community of art historians and other scholars working with
    visual material and culture at the University of Michigan. We are excited
    to welcome an international group of graduate student presenters and the
    keynote lecturer to reflect upon this theme through a wide range of topics.

    Keynote Speaker: Professor Bronwen Wilson, Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, University of British Columbia

    Symposium Schedule

    Morning

    9:15
    Welcome Reception

    10:10
    Welcome, Matthew Biro, professor and chair, Department of History of Art

    10:20
    Introduction

    10:30
    Anna K. Huber
    Harvard University
    "Another Renaissance. (Mis)representations of Italian Renaissance Art in Diego Rivera's Murals of the 1920s"

    11:05
    Anne Roehl
    University of Siegen, Germany
    "Self-reflection of Representation : Walid Raad’s Atlas Group Project"

    11:40
    Break

    11:50
    Emily L. Spratt
    Princeton University
    "Defining ‘Post-Byzantium’: Historiographic Considerations on the Legacy of an Empire and the Role of Formalism in Description of its Art"

    12:30
    Break for Lunch

    Afternoon

    2:00
    Keynote lecture; Bronwen Wilson, Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, University of British Columbia
    "Inscription, the Horizon, and Melchior Lorck’s Prospect of Constantinople"
    Q&A

    3:10
    Break

    3:20
    Courtney T. Wilder
    University of California, Riverside
    "The Medium and Its Message: Yinka Shonibare MBE's Sculpted Misrepresentations of Eighteenth-Century Painting"

    3:55
    Danijela Zutic
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    "Skin Metamorphosis and the Image Masquer: A Daughter of Niger"

    4:30
    Q&A; Discussion; Closing remarks

    Sponsors:
    Department of History of Art
    Rackham School of Graduate Studies
    International Institute
    Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
    Center for European Studies and the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia
    University of Michigan Museum of Art
    Institute for the Humanities