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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.
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. 006 Willard Hall
Jennifer Van Horn Assistant Professor of Art History and History University of Delaware
‘Stealing a glance’: Enslaved Viewers and Iconoclasts in the Plantation South
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 |
1:30 p.m.101 Recitation Hall
WAYNE CRAVEN LECTURE
Susan Rather Professor, Department of Art and Art History University of Texas, Austin
Memento: Samuel F. B. Morse’s First Art Teacher and the Resonance of Miniature Painting
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. 101 Recitation Hall
ANDREW W. MELLON CURATORIAL TRACK PH.D. LECTURE
Carol Mancusi-Ungaro Associate Director for Conservation and Research Whitney Museum of American Art
Beyond the Image: Materiality and Meaning
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 5:30 p.m. 101 Recitation Hall (Canceled)
Marisa Bass Associate Professor, Department of the History of Art Yale University
The Death of the Monument in the Dutch Republic
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. 101 Recitation Hall (Canceled)
Jodi Hauptman Senior Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of the Revolution
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 5:30 p.m. 101 Recitation Hall (Canceled)
Elizabeth Hutchinson Associate Professor, Department of Art History and Archaeology Barnard College, Columbia University
Ecologies of American Survey Photography
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 5:00 p.m. 211 Old College Hall
Moderated by Sandy Isenstadt Professor & Department Chair, Department of Art History University of Delaware
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 | 1:30 p.m. 104 Gore Hall (Canceled)
WILLIAM I. HOMER LECTURE
Makeda Best Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography
Harvard Art Museums
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Please register at www.UDconnection.com/Events. For more information and locations, please contact the Department of Art History, University of Delaware, 318 Old College, Newark, DE 19716-2516, phone (302) 831-8415, or visit our website, www.arthistory.udel.edu. To request disability accommodations, please call (302) 831-8415 at least 10 business days in advance of the event.
Funding for the 2019-2020 lecture series is generously provided by the Departmentof Africana Studies; Department of Art Conservation; Department of Art History; Center for Material Culture Studies; Committee on Cultural Activities and Public Events; Department of English; Hagley Program in the History of Capitalism, Technology, andCulture; Winterthur Program in American Material Culture; Department of History; Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; The Center for Area and GlobalStudies; Professional and Continuing Studies on behalf of the Osher Lifelong LearningInstitute; and University of Delaware Library, Museums, and Press. 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. Allan for his sponsorship of the Wayne Craven Lecture.
This lecture series is organized by the 2019-2020 graduate student lecture series committee: Michael Hartman and Erin Hein (co-chairs), Meghan Angelos, ChristineBachman, Thomas Busciglio-Ritter, Daneille Canter, Anne Cross, Dorothy Fisher, NatalieGiguere, Jordan Hillman, Victoria Sunnergren, and Genevieve Westerby. The faculty advisor for the lecture series is Dr. Sandy Isenstadt.
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)