2014-2015 Newberry Seminar in American Art and Visual Culture | Newberry

2014-2015 Newberry Seminar in American Art and Visual Culture

2014-2015 Seminars

Friday, October 24, 2014
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
“Bierstadt’s Butterflies and the End of Landscape” Maggie Cao, Columbia University “Sarony, Muybridge and the Art of Motion Photography, 1865-1895” Erin Pauwels, Indiana University Respondent: Jennifer Greenhill, The University of Illinois
Friday, December 5, 2014
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
“Louis Curtiss and his Patrons: Architecture Culture in Kansas City, ca. 1900” Keith Eggener, University of Oregon “Art and American Memory: Former GIs visit the Normany American Cemetery during the Seventieth Anniversary of D-Day” Kate C. Lemay, Auburn University at Montgomery
Friday, March 6, 2015
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
“The Nicaragua Media Project and the Politics of Representation in the 1980s” Erina Duganne, Texas State University “Whose Memories? Imagining the Vietnam War in An-My Lê’s Small Wars” Karen Huang, University of Southern California
Friday, April 3, 2015
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
Workshop with Gillian O’Brien on Thomas Nast’s illustrations in the periodical, America
Friday, May 1, 2015
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
“ ‘Like a girl in a bikini suit’ and other stories: Herman Miller, Gender, and Race at Mid-Century” Kristina Wilson, Clark University “From Cockpits to Cubicles: Ergonomic Design and Difficult Positions in the late Twentieth-century American Office” Bess Williamson, School of the Art Institute, Chicago