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Robert Seldon Duncanson, Still Life with Fruit and Nuts, 1848, National Gallery of Art, Washington. (Photograph courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington)
Every year a committee, comprised of graduate students and one faculty member, organizes a yearlong series of lectures by prominent scholars, curators and visual artists on various topics in art history.
Locations or Zoom Information To Be Announced
Thursday, September 9, 2021| 5:30 p.m.
Assistant Professor of Art History
University of Delaware
Illustrating the Vitae patrum: The Rise of the Eremitic Ideal in Fourteenth-Century Italy
Thursday, September 30, 2021| Zoom, 5:30 p.m.
WAYNE CRAVEN LECTURE
Kirsten Pai Buick
Professor, Department of Art and Art History
University of New Mexico
In Authenticity: 'Kara Walker' and the Eidetics of Racism
Encouraged Readings: “Confessions of an Unintended Reader” in The Routledge Companion to African American Art History and “Seeing the Survey Anew" in American Art, fall 2020
Thursday, October 28, 2021| 5:30 p.m.
ANDREW W. MELLON CURATORIAL TRACK PH.D. LECTURE
Jill Ahlberg Yohe & Teri Greeves
Associate Curator of Native American Art; Co-Curator and Artist
Minneapolis Institute of Art
To Honor and Respect: Recognizing Native Women in Hearts of Our People
Thursday, November 18, 2021| 12:30 p.m.
Associate Professor, Department of the History of Art
Thursday, February 24, 2022 | 5:30 p.m.
WILLIAM I. HOMER LECTURE
Professor of Humanities and Modern Culture and Media
Thursday, March 10, 2022 | 211 Old College Hall, 5:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Research Presentations
Moderated by Sandy Isenstadt
Professor & Department Chair, Department of Art History
University of Delaware
Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 5:30 p.m.
Assistant Professor, Department of Art History
From Melons to Milk: What Representations of Food Tell Us About Race and Society
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Locations and Zoom information to be announced. Per University of Delaware Policy, all attendees at on-campus events must have proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR coronavirus test taken within 72 hours. For all virtual lectures, an email with registration information will be sent to department faculty and students for the appropriate Zoom link. Members of the public may contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register. For more information and locations, please contact the Department of Art History by phone, (302) 831-8415, or email, email@example.com. To request disability accommodations, please call (302) 831-8415 at least 10 business days in advance of the event.
Funding for the 2021-2022 lecture series is generously provided by Center for Material Culture Studies, University Museums, Department of Art Conservation, English Department, Center for Global & Area Studies, Anthropology Department, European Studies, History Department, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, and Latin American & Iberian Studies. Special thanks to Carol A. Nigro (Ph.D. 2009) and Charles Isaacs for their sponsorship of the William I. Homer Lecture and to Mr. William C. Allen for his sponsorship of the Wayne Craven Lecture.
This lecture series is organized by the 2021-2022 graduate student lecture series committee: María Carrillo-Marquina and Thomas H. Price (co-chairs), Michael Hartman, Julia Hamer-Light, Lea Stephenson, Victoria Sunnergren, Megan Baker, Emily Peikin and Rachel Allen. The faculty advisor for the lecture series is Dr. Jennifer Van Horn.
All events are part of the Department of Art History, University of Delaware.
2017-2018 (Transcending Temporalities: Explorations in Art History)
2016-2017 (Labor, Movement, Experience: New Directions in Art History)
2015-2016 (Histories of Form, Content, and Creation)
2014-2015 (Art History's Objects: The Cultural and Material Life of Things)
2013-2014 (People, Things, Ideas: Assembly Required)
2012-2013 (Field Directions: Art and History Today)
2011-2012 (Picturing Identity: Explorations across Time)
2010-2011 (Trajectories in Art History: Ancient to Contemporary)
2009-2010 (Fusions in Art: Methods, Criticism, and Culture)
2008-2009 (Making, Displaying, and Collecting Art)
2007-2008 (Art. History. Talk.)
2006-2007 (Liminal Visions, Elusive Objects)