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Research Seminars and Events 2020-21

Wednesday 22 July, 4pm, on Teams
Screening and Conversation with Oraib Toukan, hosted by Naomi Vogt
When Things Occur (2016)
Supported by the Centre for Digital Inquiry


AUTUMN TERM 2020

Week 3
Wednesday 21 October, on Teams, 5pm
PhD-led Reading Group
The Production and Practice of Art in China: Craig Clunas, "Practices of Vision" & Lothar Ledderose, "Freedom of the Brush?"

Week 4
Wednesday 28 October, on Teams, 5pm
Claire Bishop (The Graduate Center CUNY)

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

Week 7
Wednesday 18 November, on Teams, 5pm
Sophie Cras (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne) & Diana Greenwald (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum)
Intersections of Art History and Economics: Two Approaches

Week 8
Wednesday 25 November, on Teams, 5pm
Reading Group, convened by Danielle Stewart:
Decolonizing American Art: Ananda Cohen-Aponte, "Decolonizing the Global Renaissance: A View from the Andes" & Fernando Luiz Lara, "American Mirror: the Occupation of the ‘New World’ and the Rise of Architecture as We Know It"

Week 9
Wednesday 2 December, on Teams, 5pm
Tashima Thomas (Pratt Institute)

Week 10
Wednesday 9 December, on Teams, 5pm
Tamara Golan (The University of Chicago)
Unnatural Evidence: Juridical and Artistic Inquiry in Late Medieval Switzerland

SPRING TERM 2021

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

Week 9
Wednesday 10 March, details tbc
Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra (Birkbeck)
Ana Kamien’s Mutable Bodies: Abstraction and Modern Dance in 1960s Argentina

Dates TBC:

Tim White (Theatre and Performance Studies)

Carolina Bandinelli (Cultural and Media Policy Studies)

Lorenzo Pericolo (History of Art, work-in-progress seminar)

PhD-led Reading Group

SUMMER TERM 2021

Week 9
Wednesday 23 June (details tbc)
Cadence Kinsey (University College London)

Dates TBC:

Paul Smith (History of Art, work-in-progress seminar)
Rock around the clock: Cezanne, time, and landscape

Amanda Hilliam & Jonathan Watkins (Ikon Gallery)
Carlo Crivelli at the Ikon Gallery: Curators' Talk

Interdisciplinary symposium in London chaired by Naomi Vogt (funded by the IAS)
Too Far: Extreme Aesthetics and their Endeavours

PhD-led Reading Group
Obscenity as an Aesthetic Category