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News April 27-28: Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars

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The 15th annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars begins on Friday, April 27th at 4:30pm in Old College 211 with a keynote address from Dr. Alison Matthews David, an associate professor in the School of Fashion at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. 

The theme of this year’s symposium is “Hazardous Objects: Function, Materiality, and Context,” which aims to discuss materials that are hazardous either materially, environmentally, or culturally. 

The symposium will continue Saturday, April 28 at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library with a full day of programming, including presentations from Art History students Bridget Killian and Zoe Weldon-Yochim, and an introduction from Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Material Culture Studies Sandy Isenstadt

The symposium was also co-chaired by graduate students Kiersten Mounce and Victoria Sunnergren.

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The Material Culture Symposium is sponsored by the Center for Material Culture Studies and Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library.

The Material Culture Symposium is sponsored by the Center for Material Culture Studies and Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library. 

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  • Department of Art History
  • University of Delaware
  • 318 Old College
  • Newark, DE 19716 USA
  • Phone: 302-831-8415
  • arthistory@udel.edu