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2010 U-M Art History Graduate Student Symposium: MIS/RE/PRESENTATION
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
Welcome, Matthew Biro, professor and chair, Department of History of Art
Anna K. Huber
"Another Renaissance. (Mis)representations of Italian Renaissance Art in Diego Rivera's Murals of the 1920s"
University of Siegen, Germany
"Self-reflection of Representation : Walid Raad’s Atlas Group Project"
Emily L. Spratt
"Defining ‘Post-Byzantium’: Historiographic Considerations on the Legacy of an Empire and the Role of Formalism in Description of its Art"
Break for Lunch
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"
Courtney T. Wilder
University of California, Riverside
"The Medium and Its Message: Yinka Shonibare MBE's Sculpted Misrepresentations of Eighteenth-Century Painting"
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
"Skin Metamorphosis and the Image Masquer: A Daughter of Niger"
Q&A; Discussion; Closing remarks
Department of History of Art
Rackham School of Graduate Studies
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