2010-2011 Newberry Seminar in American Art and Visual Culture

2010-2011 Seminars

Friday, October 1, 2010
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar: Amy Mooney, Columbia College Chicago, and Lauran Kroiz, University of Wisconsin

“Portraits of Noteworthy Character”
Amy M. Mooney, Columbia College Chicago
“Picturing Things: Collage and the Composition of American Artists”
Lauren Kroiz, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Commentator: Patricia Smith Scanlan, Indiana University

Friday, November 12, 2010
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar: Michael H. Carriere, Milwaukee School of Engineering, and Sarah M. Dreller, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Building the Liberal Imagination: Paul Rudolph, Yale University, and the Postwar American City”
Michael H. Carriere, Milwaukee School of Engineering
“Curtained Walls: Architectural Photography, the Farnsworth House, and the Opaque Mythology of Transparency”
Sarah M. Dreller, University of Illinois at Chicago
Commentator: Joseph Rosa, University of Michigan Museum of...

Friday, January 28, 2011
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar: Ann Keating, North Central College, Maura Lyons, Drake University

“First Chicago: The 1812 Fort Dearborn Massacre in the Early Republic”
Ann Durkin Keating, North Central College
“Memorialization vs. Marginalization: Contemporary Vernacular Landscapes and the American Civil War”
Maura Lyons, Drake University
Commentator: Kim Theriault, Dominican University

Friday, April 8, 2011
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar: Adrienne Baxter Bell, Marymount Manhattan College, Alan Wallach, College of William and Mary, and Jerome Tharaud, University of Chicago

“Messiness: Embodying Experience in Gilded Age American Landscape Painting”
Adrienne Baxter Bell, Marymount Manhattan College
“Rethinking ‘Luminism’: Aestheticizing Tendencies in Mid-Nineteenth Century American Landscape Painting”
Alan Wallach, College of William and Mary
“The Landscape of Art: Evangelical Space in the American Renaissance”
Jerome Tharaud,...