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26th Annual Graduate Symposium in Art History

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26th Annual Graduate Symposium in Art History
Friday, February 26, 2021
Online via Zoom (All times CST)

This page details the schedule for the symposium.

Welcome

Lucy Curzon, Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor, University of Alabama
9:30-9:50 AM

9:50-10:00 AM [Attendees will be sent to the Morning Session selected at registration]

Concurrent Morning Sessions: 1A/1B

1A. Body and Soul – 10:00-11:15 AM
Session Chair, Jennifer M. Feltman, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

“The Soul’s Sensational Journey Through the Portal at Kilpeck Church”
Elizabeth Orlofsky, University of Alabama

“The Shape of Lust: Representation and Reception of Luxuria in the 12th Century”
Lydia McCollum, University of Alabama

“The Violent Pursuit of Virtue: The Allusion of Violence and Rape within the Illumination of Daphne and Apollo in L’Épistre de Othéa a Hector
Caralee Caudelle, University of Alabama at Birmingham

1B. Early Modern Contexts – 10:00-11:15 AM
Session Chair, Tanja Jones, Associate Professor, University of Alabama

“The Two Marys in Bruges: Hans Memling’s Virgin and Child Enthroned with Two Angels
Meagan Daughtry Bailey Oates, University of Alabama at Birmingham

“Epigraphic Disparities in the Tomb of Leonardo Bruni: Understanding Tradition and its Relation to the Tomb’s Iconography and Choice of Lettering Style”
Noah Dassinger, University of Georgia

“Marie-Antoinette and the Prejudices of Eighteenth-Century French Society”
Jed Surio, Tulane University

Optional Virtual Coffee Break

11:15-Noon

Offline Lunch Break

Noon-1:00 PM

Rejoin Zoom

1:00-1:15 PM [Attendees will be sent to the Afternoon Session selected at registration]

Concurrent Afternoon Sessions: 2A/2B

1:15-2:30 PM

2A. Religion in Art – 1:15-2:30 PM
Session Chair, Wendy Castenell, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama

“El Greco’s Allegory of the Holy League and the Tradition of Prophetic Imagery in the Culture of Early Modern Spain”
Olivia Turner, University of Alabama

“Finding Religion in Genre: Henry Ossawa Tanner’s Moroccan Scene”
Nadia DelMedico, University of Alabama

“Nam June Paik: Dissolution of Dialectic in Zen-Buddhist Intermedia”
Toby Wu, University of Chicago

2B. Artistic Agency – 1:15-2:30 PM
Session Chair, Lucy Curzon, Associate Professor, University of Alabama

“In the Spotlight: The Enterprise of “Madame d’Ora” in Fin-de-siècle Vienna”
Meghan Ruyle, University of Alabama

“A ‘Fine’ Type: Creating National Identity through Representations of ‘Otherness’ at the Chicago World’s Fair”
Tara Kraft, University of Georgia

“Co-opted Networks: Intersections between Mail Art, Fluxus, and Beau Geste Press”
Lindsey Reynolds, University of Houston

Offline Break

2:30-2:45 PM

Final Session: 3

2:45 PM-3:45 PM

Art and Resilience – 2:45-3:45 PM
Session Chair, Rachel Stephens, Associate Professor, University of Alabama

“Artistic Resilience at the Cambodia Peace Gallery: Outlets of Cultural Survival Since the Khmer Rouge”
Anneliese Hardman, Florida State University

“A Reflection on Social Change and the Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Museum Deaccessioning”
Claire LeSar, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Offline Break

3:45-4:45 PM

Keynote Lecture

5:00-6:00 PM

Images of Africans in Gothic Art: Race and Representation in Thirteenth-Century Northern Europe
Jacqueline E. Jung, Yale University, Associate Professor, Department of the History of Art

To learn more about the keynote speaker and past symposia, go to this page.

The symposium is supported by The University of Alabama Department of Art & Art History, the College of Arts & Sciences, The Graduate School, and Harrison Galleries LLC.

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