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Annual Lecture Series

From internationally-recognized senior scholars to emerging art historians who are shaping the future of the discipline, our annual lecture series features a compelling range of voices. Speakers present work across historical periods using diverse methodologies, which addresses a variety of themes and research questions.

2016-2017 Department of Art History Lecture Series

Date Name of Lecturer Title

October 4, 2016, 5:00pm

1210 Heller Hall

 

Louis P. Nelson
Professor of Architectural History and Associate Dean
University of Virginia's School of Architecture

 

The Donald R. Torbert Lecture in Architectural History—"Architectures of West African Enslavement"

 

October 12, 2016, 7:30pm

1210 Heller Hall

 

Tom Rassieur
Curator of Prints and Drawings
Minneapolis Institute of Art

 

"Martin Luther: Art and the Reformation"

 

November 10, 2016, 2:30pm

335 Blegen Hall

Ananya Chatterjee
University of Minnesota

Gabriela Currie 
University of Minnesota

Daniela Sandler 
University of Minnesota

"Say What You See: Visual Culture Across Disciplines"

December 1, 2016, 2:30pm

445 Heller Hall

Margaret Cool Root
University of Michigan

Yael Rice
Amherst College

Emma Flatt
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

"The Visual Culture of the Persianate World"

April 8, 2017, 10:30am

McNamara Alumni Center

19th Century

Colleen Denney
University of Wyoming

Annika Johnson
University of Pittsburg

Gabriel Weisberg
University of Minnesota

Islam

Deborah Hutton
The College of New Jersey

Molly Aitken
City University of New York

Catherine Asher
University of Minnesota

South Asia

Rebecca Brown
Johns Hopkins University

Frederick Asher
University of Minnesota

"Liber Amicorum: A symposium honoring Professors Catherine Asher, Frederick Asher, and Gabriel Weisberg"