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Fine Arts Gallery Opening March 23 with “America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler”

Portraits of leaders in the arts, painted by one of their own, are the focus of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery whose latest exhibit, America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler, showcases the storytelling skill of the country’s foremost living portraitist and celebrates a generation of creativity.The exhibit opens with a gallery reception from 5…

Posted by on March 20, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News


Maxwell Anderson at the Frist March 22: Modern Challenges in Ancient Art

Maxwell Anderson, consulting scholar, Mediterranean Section, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will address “Modern Challenges in Ancient Art” in a lecture held on Thursday, March 22, at 6:30 pm in the Frist Center Auditorium, 919 Broadway. The exhibition Rome: City and Empire at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, on view through…

Posted by on March 15, 2018 in Events, HART, HART in Nashville, Lectures, News, VRC


March 20 AIA Lecture at the Parthenon to Address Effects of Ancient and Modern Warfare on Civilizations

In an AIA lecture at 6 pm on Tuesday, March 20, at the Nashville Parthenon, Brian Rose, James B. Pritchard Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania, and Katherine Schwab, professor of visual and performing arts, Fairfield University, will jointly address the theme of  “Ancient Wars and Modern Conflicts.” They will discuss the effects of…

Posted by on March 15, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Anna Shields to Present March 15 Lecture on Redefining Literature in Biographies of New Tang History

Anna Shields, professor of East Asian Studies, Princeton University, will address “From ‘Literary’ to ‘Civil’ Culture: Redefining Literature in the Biographies of New Tang History” on Thursday, March 15, at 4:10 pm in 123 Buttrick Hall. As inheritors of the literary legacy of the Tang dynasty (618-907), scholars of the Northern Song (960-1127) actively collected,…

Posted by on March 13, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Gideon Avni Addresses Archaeological Interactions in Late Antique Palestine and Jerusalem on March 14

As part of the Classical and Mediterranean Studies Lecture Series, Gideon Avni, head of the Archaeological Division in the Israel Antiquities Authority, will present “The Archaeology of Interactions: Christians, Jews and Muslims in Late Antique Palestine and Jerusalem” on Wednesday, March 14, at 4:10 pm in 203 Cohen Memorial Hall. There will be a reception…

Posted by on March 13, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC

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Heeryoon Shin to Address Women as Art Patrons in Early Modern India at March 14 Edit-a-Thon

As part of Vanderbilt Libraries’ Annual ART+FEMINISM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, Heeryoon Shin, assistant professor of history of art, will address “Women as Patrons in Early Modern Asia” at 11:10 am on Wednesday, March 14, in the Central Library, room 418A. From 11 am-1 pm there will be a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related…

Posted by on March 12, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, VRC


Vivien Fryd Is Keynote Speaker at University of Arkansas Art History Symposium

Vivien Fryd, professor of history of art, is the keynote speaker at the University of Arkansas Art History Symposium March 8-9 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Fryd, niece of the New York Times photographer Henry Ries (1917-2004) will address the topic Henry Ries: The Berlin Wall as a Counter-Monument Atop the Ruins of War, Terror, and Division. Ries, a…

Posted by on March 9, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, News, VRC


Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on February 28: African American History and Art

Posted by on February 27, 2018 in Events, HART, News, VRC


Elizabeth Moodey Named Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow at National Gallery of Art

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art has named Elizabeth Moodey, associate professor of the history of art, a Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow for the months of March and April 2018. During that time Moodey will be in residence working on a book on grisaille…

Posted by on February 22, 2018 in HART, News, VRC


Cultures in Clay Lecture and Cuneiform Workshop Held February 21-22 at the Divinity School

Andrea Seri, professor of ancient history, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, will present a lecture entitled Tradition, Past and Present:The Appointment of King Nabonidus’ Daughter as an Entu-priestess on Wednesday, February 21, at 4:10 pm in the Divinity School Reading Room. On Thursday, February 22, Seri will lead a workshop on working with cuneiform tablets that…

Posted by on February 21, 2018 in Divinity School, Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC

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