TRASHED: Rejection and Recovery in the History of Art and Architecture The 33rd Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art & Architecture

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Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
March 24, 2017 to March 25, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, African History / Studies
 
TRASHED: Rejection and Recovery in the History of Art and Architecture
The 33rd Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art & Architecture
 
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Friday, March 24, 2017, 5:30 pm
Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery
855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
"Thinking with Objects: Visibility, Imagination, and the Art of Remaking in Dakar’s Creative Economy"
Dr. Joanna Grabski
Professor and Chair of Art History and Visual Culture at Denison University
 
GRADUATE SYMPOSIUM
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Riley Seminar Room, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
 
MORNING SESSION
Jennifer Gear, PhD Candidate, University of Michigan
Bring Out Your Dead: Domenico Tintoretto and the Problem of Depicting Plague Corpses in Early Modern Venice
 
Liz Hirsch, PhD Student, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Channel Heights Defense Housing: Trial and Error in Richard J. Neutra's Pocket Utopia
 
Elizabeth Saari Browne, PhD Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Modeling Enlightenment: Reconsidering Clodion’s Bacchic Sculpture
 
AFTERNOON SESSION
 
Daniel Healey, PhD Candidate, Princeton University
Egyptian Stones and Roman Ashes: Alabaster Cinerary Urns in Elite Roman Tombs
 
Alexander Bigman, PhD Student, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
A Newer Brutalism: Reconsidering the Art of Rachel Whiteread
 
Katherine Hammond, PhD Candidate, Ohio University
Ruins, Whitewashing and the Reimagined: Alaa Awad's Protest Mural

   
Contact Info: 

For more information, please contact Kelsey Gustin and Tessa Hite, Symposium Co-Coordinators, at bugraduatesymposiumhaa@gmail.com

or Professor Cynthia Becker, Director of Graduate Studies, History of Art & Architecture Department, Boston University