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Friday, March 5, 10am – 4:30pm

#SeeingtheBarnes

Claude Lorrain. Seaport with Ulysses Restituting Chryseis to Her Father Chryses (detail), 18th or 19th century. BF568. Public Domain.

Free; registration required.

About the Event

This symposium, now in its 25th year, brings together graduate students from nine mid-Atlantic colleges and universities to present current research in the field of art history. Each session includes presentations followed by a moderated discussion.

This year's event, held online, kicks off Thursday, February 25, with a keynote lecture by Jonathan D. Katz, Associate Professor of Practice, History of Art, in the University of Pennsylvania’s Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies program. Day one of presentations is Friday, February 26.

Schedule

Session One

10 – 11:30am

Moderated by Carl Walsh, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Barnes Foundation

“Building Community Through Multisensory Experiences of Architecture in Jerash”
Amy Miranda, Johns Hopkins University

“Mendes and Arsinoe Philadelphus”
Andrea Middleton, The Pennsylvania State University

“Severan Portraiture at the Villa of Livia”
Margaret Kurkoski, Princeton University

Session Two

12:30 – 2pm

Moderated by Martha Lucy, Deputy Director for Research, Interpretation and Education, Barnes Foundation

“Intermediality, Transformation, and Raphael as Pygmalion: Galatea in the Villa Farnesina”
Suzanne Willever, Temple University

Surface of Thought: William Rimmer's Blackboard
Lucy Partman, Princeton University

“And the Word Was Made Flesh: Speech Gestures in the Byzantine Octateuchs”
Nava Streiter, Bryn Mawr College

Session Three

3 – 4:30pm

Moderated by Jonathan D. Katz, Associate Professor of Practice, History of Art, in the University of Pennsylvania’s Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies program

“Negotiating Cultural Landscape in Third Reich Germany: August Sander’s photobook Die Eifel
Hannah Shaw, Rutgers University

“Marxism and Its Discontents: Renato Guttuso’s Parma Retrospective”
Marica Antonucci, Johns Hopkins University

“Dismantling the Christ Face: The Human and the Inhuman in Henry Tonks’s Faces of War
Zoe Copeman, University of Maryland