Vanderbilt University History of Art Blog

Home » Archive by category 'Lectures'

Lectures

kinstler_tomwolfe

Fine Arts Gallery Hosts Commodore Classroom for Vanderbilt Alumni and Friends on June 14

The Nashville Chapter of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association invites alumni, families, parents and friends to Cohen Memorial Hall on Thursday evening, June 14, for a Commodore Classroom with Joseph Mella, director and curator of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery. The event begins with a reception in the atrium and viewing of the featured gallery exhibit,…

Posted by on June 7, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


CopleyAscension

Christopher Johns to Present Paper at “American Latium” Conference in Rome

Christopher Johns, Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art, will present a paper entitled “John SIngleton Copley in Rome: The Challenge of the Old Masters Accepted,” at an international conference, “American Latium: American Artists and Travellers in and around Rome in the Age of the Grand Tour,” on June 6-7 at…

Posted by on June 6, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


Mireille Lee to Deliver Lecture on May 31 at Interdisciplinary Seminar in Paris

Mireille Lee, assistant professor of history of art, will present a lecture entitled “Mirroring Femininity: The Body and the Mirror in Ancient Greece” on May 31 at an interdisciplinary seminar in Paris. The overall theme of the seminar is “The Individual and his Body in the Ancient Mediterranean Basin.” Ancient Greek bronze mirrors provided women…

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Kevin Murphy to Deliver Keynote at 1st International Ephemera Studies Symposium April 25-27

Kevin Murphy, chair and professor of history of art, will co-present with Sally O’Driscoll, professor of English, Fairfield University, the keynote address at a conference entitled “Permanent Impact of Transient Documents: 1st International Ephemera Studies Symposium,” held April 25-27 at Koç University, Ankara, Turkey. Murphy and O’Driscoll will examine “The Invisible Touch of Ephemera: How…

Posted by on April 26, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Aalto_HerbertMatter

Kevin Murphy and Alumna Mary Anne Hunting Present Paper at Conference of Society of Architectural Historians

Kevin Murphy, department chair and professor of history of art, and Mary Anne Hunting, Vanderbilt alumna (BA’80) and independent scholar, jointly presented a paper at the annual international conference of the Society of Architectural Historians held April 18-22 in Saint Paul, MN. Their talk, “The Professional Couples in Histories of American Modernism,” was presented in…

Posted by on April 25, 2018 in Conferences, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


Weston+Rosa+Covarrubias

Leonard Folgarait to Lead Gallery Tour of “Under the Mexican Sky” at Chattanooga’s Hunter Museum

Leonard Folgarait, Distinguished Professor of History of Art, will give an in-gallery walking tour of “Under the Mexican Sky: A Revolution in Modern Photography,” a current exhibit at the Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, on April 19. Folgarait is a specialist in Latin American art with a focus on Mexican art and photography. He…

Posted by on April 18, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Degas_APassion

Leonard Folgarait Explores Paris, Impressionism and Degas with VU Alums at the Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum provided the perfect setting for an April 2018 Commodore Classroom featuring Leonard Folgarait, Distinguished Professor of History of Art, and the current exhibit Degas: A Passion for Perfection. Folgarait joined the Denver Vanderbilt Chapter on April 15 to discuss the work of Edgar Degas and to tour the museum’s exhibit of…

Posted by on April 16, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, VRC


writingsymposium

HART Students Matthew Shorten and Samantha Smith Present Papers at Undergraduate Writing Symposium

Our department proudly recognizes two students who presented papers from their History of Art classes in the annual Undergraduate Writing Symposium on March 25 at the John Siegenthaler Center on the Peabody campus. Sophomore Matthew Shorten and senior Samantha Smith participated in a panel entitled “Objects of Culture and History,” chaired by Betsey Robinson, associate…

Posted by on April 16, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


papaconstantinouposter

Arietta Papaconstantinou to Deliver Classical and Mediterranean Studies Distinguished Lecture on April 12

Arietta Papaconstantinou, associate professor of classics at The University of Reading, will deliver the Classical and Mediterranean Studies Distinguished Lecture—Was Umayyad Egypt a Mediterranean Society?—on Thursday, April 12, at 4:10 pm in Cohen Hall 203, with a reception afterward in the atrium. For a long time, the notion of a unified Mediterranean culture was clear…

Posted by on April 11, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


songyuesifullview

Tracy Miller Presents Paper on Generative Design in Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism

Tracy Miller, associate professor of history of art, will present a paper, “Rethinking Creativity: Generative Design in the Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism,” on April 19 at an event hosted by the Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University, and moderated by Eugene Wang, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art. The famous…

Posted by on April 9, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Back Home   

Recent Posts

Recent Comments

Archives

Categories

Meta

Recent Posts

Browse by Month