Buddhist Art Scholar to Keynote Graduate Art History Symposium

The University of Alabama and The University of Alabama at Birmingham Joint Program for the M.A. in Art History announces the 21st Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History, Friday, March 4, 2016, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The symposium will feature graduate student research presentations and culminate in a keynote lecture by Dr. Susan L. Huntington of The Ohio State University: “The Absence of Evidence is Not Evidence of Absence: Shifting Paradigms and Constructions of Knowledge in Buddhist Art,” at 4:30 p.m. The symposium will take place at the Abroms // Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, 1221 10th Avenue, South, Birmingham.

The symposium is presented by The University of Alabama at Birmingham, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Art & Art History, in conjunction with The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History.

2016 Symposium Schedule

10:00 am – 10:15 a.m. Coffee
10:15 am – 12:00 p.m. Session One
12:45-2:15 p.m. Session Two
2:45-4:00 p.m. Session Three
4:15 p.m. Award for Best Paper
4:30 p.m. Keynote Talk

20th Annual Graduate Student Symposium press release and links