Five-hour marathon conversation and more on immigration, migration, and home

Join artist and DoVA faculty member Pope.L, Neubauer Collegium curator Dieter Roelstraete, and a diverse group of artists, writers, scholars, activists, organizers and musicians for a five-hour marathon discussion delving deeper into the themes of immigration, migration and home platformed in the current exhibition Brown People are the Wrens in the Parking Lot at the Logan Center Gallery.

Cai Guo-Qiang in conversation with Wu Hung

Artist Cai Guo-Qiang in conversation with Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College; Director of the Center for the Art of East Asia; and Consulting Curator at the Smart Museum of Art.

Maria Gough: Drawing for World Revolution

On Friday, December 15, Maria Gough, Joseph Pulitzer Jr., Professor of Modern Art of Harvard University, will present a lecture on her current work "Drawing for World Revolution" as part of the “Modern/Contemporary Materialities” lecture and scholars’ workshop series at the Art Institute of Chicago. 

Classification and the History of Greek Art: The Unclassified Past

Milette Gaifman, Associate Professor of Classics and History of Art, Yale University

Lecture 3: "The Unclassified Past"

Classification and the History of Greek Art: The Limits of Taxonomy

Milette Gaifman, Associate Professor of Classics and History of Art, Yale University

Lecture 2: "The Limits of Taxonomy"

Classification and the History of Greek Art: How to View a Dionysiac Monument

Milette Gaifman, Associate Professor of Classics and History of Art, Yale University

Lecture 1: "How to View a Dionysiac Monument"

Dieter Roelstraete appointed curator of Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society

Dieter Roelstraete, an internationally renowned curator of contemporary art, has been named the next curator of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society and will start teaching in the Department of Art History in 2018-19. An internationally renowned curator of contemporary art, he most recently served on the curatorial team that organized documenta 14 in Kassel, Germany, and Athens, Greece.

Landscape Systems: Space, Technology, Comparison

Speakers include:

Claudia Brittenham, "Locating landscape in Maya painting"

Jas Elsner, "Space/object/landscape: Some reflections on form"

Richard Neer, "Greek world pictures and the sense of scale"

Wu Hung, "Realm of wilderness: The emergence of landscape in Chinese art"

Critique/Desire/Practice: Photography and Beyond, selon Joel Snyder

Desires, so Joel Snyder wrote in a noted critical review from 1999, “cannot emerge prior to a network of specific practices—to the contrary, they are elicited by these practices.” Snyder was then commenting on the application of Michel Foucault’s ideas; but that conjunction of philosophically informed critique and attention to specificity speaks centrally to his own work.

Noam Elcott

Noam Elcott (Columbia University)

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