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Research Seminars and Events 2020-21

SUMMER TERM 2021
All events on Teams, Wednesday 5pm, unless stated otherwise

Week 3, 12 May
Paul Smith (History of Art, work-in-progress seminar)
Unfolding Vision: Cezanne's 'Personal Way of Seeing'

Week 5, 26 May
PhD-led Reading Group
Obscenity as an Aesthetic Category: Lippard, "Eros Presumptive" & Kaplan, "Obscenity as an Aesthetic Category"

Week 7, Friday 11 June (all afternoon)
Too Far: Extreme Aesthetics and their Endeavours
Interdisciplinary symposium, chaired by Naomi Vogt, funded by the IAS

Ansuman Biswas (Artist)
Dominic Johnson (Queen Mary)
Tiago de Luca (Warwick)
Michal Murawski (UCL)
Olga Rozenblum (HEAD Geneva and Red Shoes production)
Vid Simoniti (University of Liverpool)
Jehane Zouyene (Universities of Aberdeen and Geneva)

Week 10, 30 June
Amanda Hilliam (I Tatti/The Courtauld)
Jonathan Watkins (Ikon Gallery)

Carlo Crivelli at Ikon and the National Gallery: Curators' Talk


PAST TERM EVENTS

SPRING TERM 2021
All events on Teams, Wednesday 5pm

Week 3, 27 January
PhD-led Reading Group
Sensation in Art History: Deleuze, "Painting and Sensation" & Mayer and Priem "Learning How to See and Feel"

Week 4, 3 February
Carolina Bandinelli (Cultural and Media Policy Studies)
Love Me, Tinder: Exploring Digital Cultures of Love

Week 5, 10 February
Tim White (Theatre and Performance Studies)
From Argos to Eros

Week 7, 24 February
Lucy Brydon (Warwick Writing Programme)
Exploring Mental Health through Film Practice: Making my Debut Feature Film

Week 8, 3 March
Wenny Teo (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Art and the Geopolitics of Infrastructure on China's 'New Silk Road'

Week 9, 10 March
Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra (Birkbeck)
Mutable Bodies: Abstraction and Modern Dance in 1960s Argentina

Week 10, 17 March
Lorenzo Pericolo (History of Art)

The Logos of the Formless: Deleuze's The Fold and Jean Dubuffet

AUTUMN TERM 2020
All events on Teams, Wednesday 5pm

Week 3, 21 October
PhD-led Reading Group
The Production and Practice of Art in China: Clunas, "Practices of Vision" & Ledderose, "Freedom of the Brush?"

Week 4, 28 October
Claire Bishop (The Graduate Center CUNY)

Interventions: The Art of Political Timing

Week 5, 4 November
Lucinda Towler (History of Art, PhD student)
Tom Wesselmann's Pop Art Nudes - A Deweyan Experience?

Week 7, 18 November
Sophie Cras (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Diana Greenwald (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)
Intersections of Art History and Economics: Two Approaches

Week 8, 25 November
Reading Group, convened by Danielle Stewart:
Decolonizing American Art: Cohen-Aponte, "Decolonizing the Global Renaissance" & Lara, "American Mirror"

Week 9, 2 December
Tashima Thomas (Pratt Institute)

Banana Futures and Contemporary Latinx Art

Week 10, 9 December
Tamara Golan (The University of Chicago)

Unnatural Evidence: Juridical and Artistic Inquiry in Late Medieval Switzerland

SUMMER BREAK 2020

22 July, 4pm, Teams
Screening and Conversation with Oraib Toukan, hosted by Naomi Vogt

When Things Occur (2016)
Special event supported by the Centre for Digital Inquiry