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News UD alumni and students to present at “Un-Fair Trades” conference

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Looking east across 5th Avenue and 34th Street at at the CUNY Graduate Center.

City University of New York Graduate Center. (Photo by David Shankbone, 2007, CC BY-SA 3.0).

From Oct. 10 to 11, five University of Delaware Art History alumni and students will present at the "Un-Fair Trades: Artistic Intersections with Social and Environmental Injustices in the Atlantic World" conference at the City University of New York (CUNY). Numerous art historians will examine the representation of social and environmental concerns in art dating 1500-present.

UD presenters are as follows:

 Alan C. Braddock (Associate Professor at William and Mary), "Humanitas Literae Fruges: Alexander von Humboldt and the Art of Empire" (keynote)

 Sandra Cheng (Associate Professor at CUNY), "In Detention: Art and Immigration in the Case of the Golden Venture Refugees"

 Zoë Colón (Ph.D. student), "Material Absence, Relational Presence: Courtney Leonard's Breach Series and Whales as Medium"

 Michael Hartman (Ph.D. student), "Albert Bierstadt's American West as 'The Italy of America in a Primitive Condition'"

 Joseph Daniel Litts (M.A. student), "Weaving Together War and Memory in Isaac Vincent's Cherokee Basket"

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From Oct. 10 to 11, five alumni and students will present at the “Un-Fair Trades” conference at the City University of New York.

From Oct. 10 to 11, five alumni and students will present at the “Un-Fair Trades” conference at the City University of New York.

9/30/2019
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CUNY, City University of New York, Graduate Center
  • Department of Art History
  • University of Delaware
  • 318 Old College
  • Newark, DE 19716 USA
  • Phone: 302-831-8415
  • arthistory@udel.edu