2013-2014 Newberry Seminar in American Art and Visual Culture | Newberry

2013-2014 Newberry Seminar in American Art and Visual Culture

2013-2014 Seminars

Friday, September 13, 2013
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
“From the Garden of Botanic Anarchy: Making Visual Cultures of Nature, Place, and Renewal in Detroit” Joseph Cialdella, University of Michigan “The End of History and the Return of the Repressed: Landscapes of Catastrophe in the Virtual World” Peter Hales, University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday, November 15, 2013
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
“ ‘The Amorous Regard’: George Platt Lynes and the Queering of Fashion Photography” Elspeth Brown, University of Toronto “The Showgirl and the City: Defining the Modern Metropolis in the Art of Walt Kuhn” Kathleen Spies, Birmingham-Southern College
Friday, January 17, 2014
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
“Only in America: Thoughts on Exceptionalism, Nationalism, and Provincialism” John Davis, Smith College “Reanimating Slavery: Memory, Automation, and the Alabama Coon Jigger” Christopher Dingwall, University of Chicago
Friday, April 11, 2014
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
“Strategic Sentimentalism: John Singer Sargent and Mary Cassatt” Rebecca Bedell, Wellesley College “Synthetic Color, Artifice, and Femininity in Thomas Eakins’s Portrait of Professor Benjamin Howard Rand and An Actress (Suzanne Santje)” Tiffany Bidler, Saint Mary’s College