Past Lectures

Academic Year 2021–2022 Events

New Archaeological Discoveries on Samothrace
Friday, May 20, 2022, 11:00 am11:00 am

Cosponsor(s): Department of Art & Archaeology and Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies

Abstract

The sanctuary of the Great Gods on the Greek island of Samothrace was home to one of the ancient world’s most renowned mystery cults. The kings and queens who vied to succeed Alexander the Great funded lavish building projects at the…

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219 Aaron Burr Hall and Zoom
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Hansards in the World: Continuity and Discontinuity on the Intellectual, Cultural, and Economic Frontiers of the Early Modern Hanse
Friday, May 13, 2022, 9:00 am5:00 pm

Organized by Suzie Hermán, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art & Archaeology, Princeton University, and Alexander Collin, Ph.D. Candidate, Amsterdam School of Historical Studies, University of Amsterdam

Thursday 12 May & Friday 13 May, 9 AM - 5 PM CET and 3 AM - 11 AM EST

Hansards in the World gathers and promotes new…

A Glass Dream. Byzantine Wall Mosaics and the Alchemy of Making
Thursday, May 12, 2022, 5:00 pm6:00 pm

Sponsor(s): Department of Art and Archaeology

Abstract

‘Quality’ is one of those words that implicitly underpins a canon or canons of art history. Mosaics – of any period - are rarely included in the canons of art history, and mosaic as a medium is perceived as lurking somewhere between ‘art’ and ‘craft’. These two sentences are…

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A71 Louis A Simpson and Zoom
Hansards in the World: Continuity and Discontinuity on the Intellectual, Cultural, and Economic Frontiers of the Early Modern Hanse
Thursday, May 12, 2022, 9:00 am5:00 pm

Organized by Suzie Hermán, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art & Archaeology, Princeton University, and Alexander Collin, Ph.D. Candidate, Amsterdam School of Historical Studies, University of Amsterdam

Thursday 12 May & Friday 13 May, 9 AM - 5 PM CET and 3 AM - 11 AM EST

Hansards in the World gathers and promotes new…

Alvin Langdon Coburn, the Great War, and the "World's First Abstract Photographs"
Thursday, May 5, 2022, 5:00 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Princeton University Art Museum and Department of Art & Archaeology

Abstract

In February 1917, the American photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn staged a modest show of eighteen photographs and thirteen watercolors at the London Camera Club. By looking at the context of this exhibition of what his friend Ezra Pound…

Location
Friend Center 101 and Zoom - Open to all ∙ Registration required
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Art Hx 2022 Symposium: curative / spaces
Thursday, April 28, 2022Friday, April 29, 2022

Cosponsor(s): Princeton University’s Humanities Council Exploratory Grant in Collaborative Humanities, Center for Digital Humanities, Department of Art & Archaeology, Lewis Center for the Arts, and School of Architecture; 2021-24 Public Humanistic Inquiry Lab, Colby College; Confabulations: Durham University Institute for Medical Humanities…

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Virtual
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Inaugural Lecture: Lacunae of Art History and Kyiv’s Visual Culture
Friday, April 22, 2022, 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Cosponsor(s):This series of events is co-organized by Dumbarton Oaks in collaboration with North of Byzantium and Connected Central European Worlds, 1500–1700. Sponsors and Endorsers: Dumbarton Oaks | Princeton University (Art & Archaeology) | Boise State University | Tufts University College Art Association (CAA) | Byzantine Studies…

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Virtual
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Connecting Dunhuang Sites, Art, and Ideas along the Silk Road(s)
Friday, April 22, 2022Saturday, April 23, 2022

Cosponsor(s): Organized by the P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art and cosponsored by the Princeton University Art Museum, the Department of Art and Archaeology, the East Asian Studies Program, and the Buddhist Studies Workshop.

Symposium overview

Strategically located on the edge of the Taklamakan desert in…

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50 McCosh and Zoom - Open to all ∙ registration required
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Voice and Vision at Sinai: Rethinking the Pilgrimage Model in Late Antiquity
Thursday, April 21, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Sponsor(s): Department of Art and Archaeology

Abstract

This lecture investigates the images and inscriptions at the Monastery of St. Catherine at Sinai, Egypt, to demonstrate that vision and voice are decisively dispersed at each of the Monastery’s major thresholds and in the framework of the theophanies it offers. In doing so,…

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East Pyne 010 PU ID holders only
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Veracity and Artifice in Baroque Spain: Rubens, Velázquez, and the place of armor in the visual celebration of Philip IV of Spain's kingship
Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 5:00 pm6:00 pm
Abstract

Philip IV of Spain (1605–1665) began his reign in 1621, at the age of sixteen, with the intent of restoring Spanish might and reputation internationally, in response to a period of perceived erosion and decline. The near-simultaneous end of a twelve-year truce with the Dutch Republic, which resulted in the resumption of warfare,…

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Hybrid | Aaron Burr 219 for PU ID holders only
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Sponsor
Department of Art and Archaeology
The Architecture of Confinement
Thursday, April 14, 2022

Cosponsor(s): Department of African American Studies, Department of Art & Archaeology, Center for Collaborative History, Center for Health and Wellbeing, Humanities Council, Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, Prison Teaching Initiative, Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship, School of Architecture…

Location
James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau, please register
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Building the Islamic Metropolis: Cairo under the Mamluks
Thursday, April 7, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Department of Art & Archaeology, Department of Near Eastern Studies, and The Program in Medieval Studies

Abstract

Cairo is a city with many superlative epithets. To the Egyptians, it is Misr (Egypt), Umm al-Dunya (Mother of the World), and the “City of Thousand Minarets,” for its unparalleled concentration of…

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Hybrid | Aaron Burr 219 PU ID holders only
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Black Earth Film Series: The Call of Mist (Redux) and Handsworth Songs by John Akomfrah
Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Program in Visual Arts and Department of Art and Archaeology. The Black Earth series is supported through the John Sacret Young ’69 Lecture Series fund.

Event overview

Filmmaker John Akomfrah screens two of his films. The Call of Mist (Redux), set on a remote Scottish island, is an elegy to his late mother and a vivid…

Location
James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau
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Black Earth Film Series: Kahlil Joseph, Onye Anyanwu and Bradford Young
Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Program in Visual Arts and Department of Art and Archaeology. The Black Earth series is supported through the John Sacret Young ’69 Lecture Series fund.

Event Overview

Conceived by Kahlil Joseph and fugitive broadcasting since 2019, BLKNWS presents an uninterrupted stream of highly-curated found footage, originally…

Location
James Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau
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Charismatic Rulers and Spatial Void in a Material World: Art from the Akkadian Empire, c. 2350-2150 BCE
Monday, March 21, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Program in Archaeology | Ettinghausen Lecture

Abstract

Akkadian art is heralded as an innovative breakthrough in large part due to its ostensibly naturalistic renderings, such as the sculptural plasticity of figural forms and the appearance of landscape-like elements…

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Green Hall 3-S-15 - limited seating pre-registration required
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Dressing Las Meninas
Thursday, March 17, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Abstract

The inventive work of the artisans who dressed the court of Philip IV has always been visible in Diego Velázquez’s court portraits, yet the tailors, embroiderers, farthingale-makers, shoemakers, and their colleagues have long been forgotten, largely ignored by historians and art historians. None of the garments that they made have…

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Friend Center 113 Convocation Room ∙ PU ID holders only
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Zirwat Chowdhury & Kailani Polzak - Art and Empires: New World Views
Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 6:00 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): The Graduate School and Center for Collaborative History

Join us for the second event in the series “Art and Empires: New World Views.” Speakers Zirwat Chowdhury and Kailani Polzak will present their recent work on empire and enlightenment in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Both scholars work between…

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Art Hx: A Conversation with curator Natalie Willis
Monday, March 14, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): The Humanities Council Exploratory Grant in Collaborative Humanities, the Center for Digital Humanities, and the Department of Art & Archaeology

Event Description

British-Bahamian curator and cultural worker Natalie Willis will discuss her curatorial practice, how it is shaped by a motivation to care for people…

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Virtual
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Brook Andrew and Stephen Gilchrist—Art and Empires: New World Views
Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Cosponsor(s): The Graduate School and the Center for Collaborative History

Empires put pressure on our capacities to perceive them, and empire is a theoretical object that demands perspectival multiplicity. This is the first event in a series that brings into conversation artists and scholars whose work articulates, complicates and…

POSTPONED TILL FALL '22 Between Rich and Poor in the Roman City: A new look at the socio- economic texture of a Pompeian sub-elite neighborhood
Monday, February 7, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Postponed till Fall '22. Please check website for updates.

Cosponsor(s): Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Program in Archaeology | Clayburgh Lecture

Abstract

Roman cities present a patchwork of socio-economic contrast, with enormous civic monuments mixed among more modest spaces from shops to sewers, not…

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Postponed till Fall '22
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Imagining the Oriental South: The Enslaved Mixed-Race Beauty in British Art and Visual Culture, c. 1865-1880
Thursday, January 27, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Abstract

Using works like John Bell’s Octoroon (1868) and Robert Gavin’s Quadroon Girl (ca. 1872) as case studies, this talk explores Britons’ pronounced and continued fascination with the figure of the enslaved American mixed-race beauty—even and especially after the abolition of slavery in the United States rendered the potential of such…

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Power, Patronage, and Production: Book Arts from Central Europe (ca. 800–1500) in American Collections
Friday, January 14, 2022Saturday, January 15, 2022

Cosponsor(s): The Index of Medieval Art, Department of Art & Archaeology, the Center for Culture, Society and Religion, the Program in Medieval Studies, the German Department, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), Humanities Council, Delaware Valley Medieval Association and The Morgan Library and Museum

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Virtual
Art History vs History? Reassessing the “Greek Revolution” in Art: Sources, Monuments, Contexts, Chronology.
Thursday, November 18, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Abstract

Generally speaking, in art period names have been of three kinds: political-dynastic (i.e., Periklean, Augustan or Carolingian), cultural (i.e., Medieval or Renaissance) and aesthetic (Classic, Mannerist, Baroque, for instance). The chronology of art history has tended to associate stylistic and formal terminology with historical…

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Fragments, Art, and Meaning in the Middle Ages
Saturday, November 6, 2021

Sponsored by The Index of Medieval Art

Conference Topic

Seven speakers will consider the role played by fragments and fragmentation in the medieval and modern understanding of works of art. Their half-hour papers will address such topics as the use or reuse of fragments in the creation of new works; quotation and replication as a…

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Artful (Re)working: Pictures of Labor in Eighteenth-Century Japan
Thursday, October 28, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Department of Art & Archaeology and Tang Center for East Asian Art

Abstract

From tilling and planting to food preparation, shop-tending, and drawing water, representations of physical labor have a long history of depiction within East Asian art. The reasons behind their appearance are familiar: they underscore…

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Anna Arabindan-Kesson & Chika Okeke-Agulu 'Black Bodies, White Gold – Art, Cotton, and Commerce in the Atlantic World'
Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Labyrinth Books, Department of African American Studies, Department of Art and Archaeology, the Humanities Council and the Princeton Public Library.

Book Conversation

In Black Bodies, White Gold, Anna Arabindan-Kesson uses cotton, a commodity central to the slave trade and colonialism, as a focus for new…

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Leonard Barkan and Carolina Mangone 'The Hungry Eye: Eating, Drinking, and European Culture from Rome to the Renaissance'
Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Labyrinth Books, Humanities Council, and Department of Art & Archaeology

Book Conversation

Eating and drinking can be aesthetic as well as sensory experiences. The Hungry Eye takes readers from antiquity to the Renaissance to explore the central role of food and drink in literature, art, philosophy, religion, and…

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Art Hx | A Conversation with the Curators of Designing Motherhood
Monday, October 25, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): This event is sponsored by The Humanities Council Exploratory Grant in Collaborative Humanities, the Center for Digital Humanities, and the Department of Art & Archaeology

Abstract

What do the pregnancy test, the pessary, the at-home abortion kit, the state of family leave, midwifery care, and postpartum practices…

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Graduate Conference | Idyll and Utopia
Friday, October 8, 2021Saturday, October 9, 2021

Cosponsor(s): German Department, Program in European Cultural Studies, Department of Classics, Department of Art and Archaeology, Department of Comparative Literature, and the Program in Media and Modernity

Conference Summary

Idyll and utopia both refer to depictions of the satisfaction of needs in a temporal and spatial…

300 Years in a Convent, 50 in Hollywood | In Celebration of Filipino American History Month
Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 4:30 pm6:30 pm

Cosponsor(s): Program in American Studies; Program in Asian American Studies; Department of Art and Archaeology; and Lewis Center for the Arts

Program

Following a walk-through of the exhibition, Nadal will facilitate discussion between curator and professor Patrick Flores of the University of the Philippines and the NExSE …

Location
Colab in the Lewis Arts Complex (Forum Level)
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Decolonial Abstraction: Frank Bowling’s Atlantic Errantry
Thursday, September 30, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Abstract

The color field abstraction Frank Bowling produced during his time in New York from 1966 to 1975 was made possible by transatlantic journeys that cast the narrative of late modernism in an altered light. By looking closely at Bowling’s improvisational approach to the materiality of paint, this lecture examines cross-cultural…

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Let Them Rest in Peace: The Sacred Burials of Frescoes, Pots, and Rooms in the House of the Frescoes at Knossos
Monday, September 27, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s):Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Program in Archaeology | Thompson Lecture

Abstract

In 1923, in the heart of the Minoan settlement of Knossos, in the outskirts of the immense Palace, Arthur Evans and Duncan Mackenzie unearthed the remains of a small but imposing building. The rich deposit of…

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Art Hx | Medical Bondage, Mobility, & Fugitive Logic: Revisiting Harriet Tubman as an Intellectual Figure
Monday, September 27, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): The Humanities Council Exploratory Grant in Collaborative Humanities, the Center for Digital Humanities, and the Departments of African American Studies and Art & Archaeology

Abstract

Building off the new emphasis on black women’s intellectual history, Deirdre Cooper Owens probes Harriet Tubman's intellectual…

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The Art Critic in the Global South
Thursday, September 23, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Abstract

Against the narrative of a global crisis of art criticism that has emerged almost exclusively from debates in Europe and America, this lecture considers alternative procedures of thought and modes of art writing that have their historical emergence in the global south. It will focus, in particular, on the figure of the art critic in…

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Amassing Perspectives: Recent Trends in Syriac Iconography
Friday, September 17, 2021Saturday, September 18, 2021

Cosponsors: The Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity and the Center for Collaborative History

Monastery wall paintings in Syria and Egypt, the illuminations of the Rabbula Gospels, and the architecture and decorations of churches in regions as diverse as Turkey and India are just some of the rich visual culture extant from the…

Art Hx | “He was running it like a plantation”: Psychiatric spaces and social death in the Jim Crow South
Monday, September 13, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): This event is sponsored by The Humanities Council Exploratory Grant in Collaborative Humanities, the Center for Digital Humanities, and the Departments of African American Studies, Art & Archaeology, and Religion

Abstract

In 1967 a government inspector reported that conditions for Black patients in psychiatric…

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Academic Year 2020–2021 Events

Visualizing Dunhuang Book Launch
Wed, May 26, 2021, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Cosponsor(s): Organized by the Tang Center for East Asian Art, Princeton University

In celebration of the publication of Visualizing Dunhuang (June), please join the Tang Center for East Asian Art at Princeton University for a panel discussion of the Buddhist cave sites at Dunhuang and the Lo Archive of 1940s photographs. Dora Ching,…

Encumbrance
Thu, May 20, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): This event is funded by the Eberhard L. Faber 1915 Memorial Fund in the Humanities Council and co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Archaeology and the Lewis Center for the Arts Program in Visual Arts.

Abstract

The property relation of the enslaved included and exceeded that of chattel and real estate. Plantation…

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Archaeology at North Abydos 2018-2020: Burials and Breweries
Thu, May 20, 2021, 2:00 pm3:30 pm
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Art Hx | Observing the Past: Archives, Interpretation and Practices of Care
Thu, May 6, 2021, 9:00 am10:30 am

Cosponsor(s): Rapid Response Magic Project of the Princeton University Humanities Council, the Addressing Racism Funding Initiative, Princeton University

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Visual Aesthetics and Shringara Moments in Indian Miniature
Mon, Apr 19, 2021, 11:00 am12:30 pm

Cosponsor(s): PIIRS and The M.S. Chadha Center for Global India

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Magic in Ancient Greece and Rome
Thu, Apr 15, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor(s):Program in Archaeology and Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)

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Shen Zhou's (1427–1509) Paintings from Life
Wed, Apr 14, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor(s): East Asian Studies Program and the Tang Center

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Black Artists and the Fetishization of the 1980s
Thu, Apr 8, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
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Material Histories of Latin America
Fri, Apr 2, 2021, 12:00 pm2:30 pm

Cosponsor(s): Program in Latin American Studies,Center for Collaborative History, Program in Archaeology, Department of Anthropology and the Humanities Council

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Art Work: Classifying Artifacts as Official Business in Late Imperial China
Wed, Mar 31, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor(s): East Asian Studies Program and the Tang Center
 

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ArtHx: Conversation with Artists Annalee Davis and Julie Gough
Thu, Mar 25, 2021, 8:00 pm8:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Rapid Response Magic Project of the Princeton University Humanities Council and the Addressing Racism Funding Initiative, Princeton University

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Our Island Here: Strategies of Relation in Contemporary Art and Curating
Tue, Mar 23, 2021, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Program in Latin American Studies

A Conversation with Marina Reyes Franco, Thomas Lax, Miguel López, and Thiago de Paula Souza

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Living with the Dead: Urbanism in the Roman Suburbs
Fri, Mar 19, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor(s): Program in Archaeology and Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)

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The Mercosul Bienal at the Crossroads of COVID-19
Tue, Feb 23, 2021, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Cosponsor: Program in Latin American Studies

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The Insurgent Archive: A Conversation on Art and Institutional Practice with Mari Carmen Ramírez and Yasmin Ramirez
Tue, Feb 9, 2021, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Virtual Lecture
Register: http://bit.ly/020921Ramirez

Cosponsor: Program in Latin American Studies

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More than Just Mosaics: The Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee
Fri, Feb 5, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Virtual Lecture
Register: http://bit.ly/More-than-Just-Mosaics

Cosponsors: Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and Program in Archaeology

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Brutal Aesthetics: Dubuffet, Bataille, Jorn, Paolozzi, Oldenburg
Wed, Dec 2, 2020, 6:00 pm6:00 pm
Location
Virtual Lecture
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Political Values, Market Values, Art Values: The Ethics of American Art in the 1980s
Fri, Oct 30, 2020Sat, Oct 31, 2020

Cosponsor: Department of Art and Archaeology, University Center for Human Values, Council of Humanities and Program in American Studies

Location
101 McCormick Hall
Combahee Experimental: Black Women Filmmaking—The Black Surreal
Thu, Oct 22, 2020, 6:00 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Lewis Center for the Arts

Location
Virtual Lecture
The Global Plantation Symposium
Thu, Oct 15, 2020Sat, Oct 17, 2020
Location
Online
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'I AM A MAN' and the Writing of Afrotropic Art Histories
Thu, Oct 8, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
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Online
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(A)Synchrony: Recurrence, Reversal, and Resistance
Sun, Aug 30, 2020Tue, Sep 1, 2020
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Academic Year 2019–2020 Events

Architecture as Art or Science at the End of the 18th Century: the Case of Jean-Jacques Lequeu's Graphic Work
Thu, May 28, 2020, 4:00 pm4:00 pm
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The Minoan House of the Frescoes at Knossos: The Life and Afterlife of an Excavation
Fri, Apr 24, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

**POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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Surveying the Museum: Tom Lloyd, Black Study, and the Art Workers’ Coalition
Thu, Apr 23, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

**POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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The Social Networks of Antiquities Collectors in Northern-Song China: An Experiment in Digital Humanities
Thu, Apr 16, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Iconography Workshop
Fri, Apr 3, 2020Sat, Apr 4, 2020
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Turnips, Peppers, and Mangoes: Food Symbolism in the People's Republic of China
Thu, Feb 6, 2020, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
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Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines
Wed, Dec 4, 2019, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
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Urban Legends: Moses, Jews, and Africans in Illuminated World Chronicles
Thu, Nov 21, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: The Index of Medieval Art

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Art, Power, and Resistance in the Middle Ages
Sat, Nov 16, 2019
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Present Tense: The Iconology of Time
Thu, Nov 14, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
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The Art of Assemblage: Auspicious Elegance and Erudition on Display
Thu, Nov 7, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
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The Art of Assemblage: Decorating for Seasons and Status
Tue, Nov 5, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
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Critical Art Historical Data Visualization
Fri, Oct 18, 2019, 10:00 am1:30 pm

Cosponsor: Visual Resources and The Center for Digital Humanities at Princeton

Location
104 McCormick Hall
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The Auctioneer's Genre: Digital Approaches to Category Construction and the Rhetoric of the 18th Century Art Market
Thu, Oct 17, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Visual Resources and The Center for Digital Humanities at Princeton

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Building Process and Regola D'arte: A Customized Approach to the Restoration of Historic Masonry
Wed, Sep 25, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Heritage Structures Lab

Location
222 Bowen Hall
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Tabella Picta: Dedicatory Paintings in Greek and Roman Religion
Fri, Sep 20, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
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Academic Year 2018–2019 Events

"No Woman's Land": A 1929 Expedition to Mount Athos and Meteora
Fri, May 31, 2019, 1:00 pm1:00 pm

Special Reunions Film Screening

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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The Meanings of Museum Display
Fri, May 31, 2019, 10:00 am10:00 am

Art & Archaeology Reunions Lecture

Location
101 McCormick Hall
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"No Woman's Land": A 1929 Expedition to Mount Athos and Meteora
Thu, May 2, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Film Screening

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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The Building Industry of Imperial Rome
Wed, Apr 17, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Illuminating Genji: A Lecture on The Tale of Genji Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Tue, Apr 16, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: East Asian Studies Program

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Art and its Institutions: A View from London's Somerset House
Mon, Apr 15, 2019, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
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Piranesi's Colossal Candelabra, Totem Poles and Other Varieties of Zoomorphism in the Age of Neoclassicism
Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
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The Black Sphinxes of Tanis
Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Eclecticism at the Edges: Medieval Art and Architecture at the Crossroads of the Latin, Greek, and Slavic Cultural Spheres (c.1300-c.1550)
Fri, Apr 5, 2019Sat, Apr 6, 2019

Cosponsor: PIIRS, SHERA, The Department of Art & Archaeology, the International Center of Medieval Art, The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Art and Global Psychological Modernity
Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Careers in Arts
Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 6:00 pm6:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Albums of Ordinary Faces: Small-size Portraits from Painters' Studios in Late Imperial China
Wed, Mar 27, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: East Asian Studies Program

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Excavations at a Forgotten Female Pharaoh's "Temple of Millions of Years"
Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Subjects Put to the Test. Learning Exercises in Contemporary Art
Wed, Mar 13, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
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The Princeton Garrett 6 Evangelists Revisited
Mon, Mar 11, 2019, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
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Cartographies of New York and Other Postwar American Cities: Art, Literature and Urban Spaces
Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
Location
School of Architecture, South Lounge
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How German Communists Invented French Radical Photography: Regards and Arbeiter Illustrierte Zeitung (1928-1936)
Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
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Architecture, Ornament and the Qur'an Fragments from the Mosque of San'a' in Yemen
Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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Fake Friends: A Symposium on Art History and Comparison
Thu, Nov 29, 2018Fri, Nov 30, 2018
Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) methods to map and evaluate buried and architectural remains: examples from around the world
Wed, Nov 28, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
222 Bowen Hall
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Out of Bounds: Exploring the Limits of Medieval Art
Sat, Nov 17, 2018

Cosponsor: The Index of Medieval Art

The Princeton Battlefield: Public Archaeology Day
Sat, Nov 10, 2018, 9:20 am3:00 pm
Location
Princeton Battlefield State PArk
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Jerusalem in Biblical Times: Comments on the Archaeology and History of Jerusalem, ca. 1350-100 BCE
Fri, Nov 9, 2018, 5:30 pm5:30 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
Institute for Advanced Study
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Delacroix's Lyric Form
Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
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The Arid Negev Highlands (Southern Israel) in the Iron Age: The Impact of the Exact and Life Sciences
Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
103 McCormick Hall
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Mindmapping: The Diagram Paradigm in the Middle Ages – and Beyond
Thu, Oct 18, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Electric Design: Light, Labor and Leisure in Prewar Japanese Advertising
Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Painting Etruscan Tombs and Temples
Fri, Sep 28, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Open House
Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 4:00 pm6:00 pm
Location
McCormick Hall, A Level

Academic Year 2017–2018 Events

The Origins of Art, or Going Back to Old Lascaux
Fri, Jun 1, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Islamic Art, Armenian Art: Connections across Religions
Fri, Apr 27, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

The Elizabeth S. Ettinghausen Lecture

Location
103 Scheide Caldwell House
Speaker
Readings Lectures Performances accompanying the exhibition Hanne Darboven's Address — Place and Time
Fri, Apr 27, 2018, 1:30 pm7:30 pm

Cosponsor: Department of Art & Archaeology, the Princeton University Art Museum, the Department of German, and the Program in European Cultural Studies

Location
207 East Pyne
Speaker
Crowd Wisdom: Three Scholars Take on the Multitudes
Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Panel Discussion

Cosponsor: Humanities Council and PUAM

Location
Princeton University Art Museum
Speakers
Mecca’s Perspective as Symbolic Form
Thu, Apr 19, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
“The bullets flew about our ears like handfuls of gravel stones” Archaeology and the Preservation of Battlefields of the American War of Independence
Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America battle

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Velazquez, Aesop, and War
Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Eberhard L. Faber Memorial Lecture

Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
On the magnitude of the gods in materialist theology, epic poetry, and Greek art
Thu, Mar 29, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Subverting the Façade: Paris Architecture between Haussmann and Radical Modernism
Tue, Mar 27, 2018, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Urban Gardening in Early Medieval Italy
Mon, Mar 5, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America and the Program in Medieval Studies

The Clayburgh Lecture

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Heart's Double
Thu, Mar 1, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Postclassicisms: Archaeology
Fri, Feb 23, 2018Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Open to Princeton faculty and students only

Participants Include: Brooke Holmes, Joshua Billings, Dan-el Padilla Peralta. RSVP required.

A Short History of “Black Painting” (Hei hua): A Counter Tradition in Chinese Art
Thu, Feb 15, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
1973; or the Arche of Neoliberalism
Thu, Feb 8, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Courting Failure in the Arab Hall
Mon, Dec 11, 2017, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
Location
2N10 Green Hall
Speaker
After the Carolingians: Manuscript Illumination in the 10-11th Centuries
Thu, Nov 30, 2017Sat, Dec 2, 2017

Cosponsored by Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity, the Humanities Council, the Center for the Study of Religion, and Medieval Studies

The meeting convenes contributors to an edited volume, and will be workshop-style. If interested in attending please contact Beatrice Kitzinger for pre-circulated material.

NOTE: Friday…

Imperial Visual Propaganda: Claims of Legitimacy in the Byzantine Paris Psalter
Tue, Nov 14, 2017, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Unraveling the Mysteries of Jan van Eyck’s Late Paintings
Tue, Oct 24, 2017, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Cultural Histories of “Orientalizing” Crete
Fri, Oct 20, 2017, 1:30 pm1:30 pm

Open to Princeton faculty and graduate students only. RSVP required. RSVP to nta@princeton.edu

Speaker
Rethinking “Pictorialism”: American Art and Photography from 1895 to 1925
Fri, Oct 20, 2017Sat, Oct 21, 2017
Location
101 McCormick Hall
The Index at 100: Iconography In A New Century
Sat, Oct 14, 2017
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Roundtable Discussion
Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 pm1:20 pm

Cosponsor: East Asian Studies

Location
103 McCormick Hall
Speakers
The Lost Lives of Greek Vases
Thu, Oct 5, 2017, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker

Academic Year 2016–2017 Events

The Medieval Treasury across Frontiers and Generations: The Kingdom of León-Castilla in the Context of Muslim-Christian Interchange (c. 1050-1200)
Fri, May 19, 2017Sat, May 20, 2017

Cosponsor: Departments of History and Art & Archaeology, Princeton; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid

Nezu Ka’ichirō's Buddha Heads, Yamanaka Sadajirō, and Tianlongshan's Sculptural Diaspora
Thu, Apr 27, 2017, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
From Ife to Ifranji: Materials in a World System, circa 1300
Thu, Apr 13, 2017, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Pathos, Symptom, Expression: Laocoon in Europe, 16th to 20th Centuries
Tue, Apr 11, 2017, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
McCormick Hall
Speaker
Christian Time in Early Modern Europe
Fri, Apr 7, 2017, 9:00 amSat, Apr 8, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location
211 Dickinson Hall
Speaker
Symposium: The Berlin Painter and his World
Sat, Apr 1, 2017, 9:00 am5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Agents of Changes in the Material Culture of the Empire: Technical and Aesthetical Innovations at the Abbasid Court
Wed, Mar 15, 2017, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
McCormick Hall
Speaker
Investigating a Minoan Coastal Town in East Crete: New Work at Palaikastro, 2012-16
Thu, Mar 2, 2017, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Michelangelo and paper as palimpsest: drawings, letters, records, and sonnets
Thu, Feb 16, 2017, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Alberti's Eye - The Body of Vision
Fri, Dec 9, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Council of the Humanities

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Once again, Albrecht Dürer’s Melencolia I
Wed, Dec 7, 2016, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Oil, Amber, Fire, Smoke: Greek Art beyond Materials
Thu, Dec 1, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Abydos, Egypt: Landscape of Kings, Landscape of Myth
Mon, Nov 14, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
A History of Detail
Thu, Nov 10, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Africa and Europe: Rethinking Medieval and Early Modern Artistic Engagements and Cross-Currencies
Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Xenophon in a Pontic Landscape: Settlement Models for the Iron Age in the Kırkgeçit çayı Drainage, Sinop (Turkey)
Mon, Oct 17, 2016
Speaker
The Dawn of Christian Art in Panel Paintings and Icons
Tue, Oct 11, 2016, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Colloquium: The Modernity of Sculpture
Sat, Oct 8, 2016, 9:00 am5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Visualization of Political Rhetoric in the Reign of Nerva
Thu, Sep 22, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker

Academic Year 2015–2016 Events

Eternal Obelisk: Egyptian, Christian, Modern
Fri, May 27, 2016, 11:00 am11:00 am
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Plus Ça Change. . . ? The Lives and Afterlives of Medieval Iconography
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Cosponsor: Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Program in Medieval Studies, Department of Art and Archaeology, and Steward Fund in the Council of the Humanities

Location
Betts Auditorium
Reading Mile High: Frank Lloyd Wright Takes on Chicago 1956
Wed, Apr 27, 2016, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
SCALE
Sat, Apr 16, 2016

Cosponsor: Department of Art & Archaeology, the Society of Fellows, and the Council of Humanities

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Inventing Lutheran Iconography: Ornament, Style and the Passion
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
A6 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Meaning of Early Greek Images (11th-7th Centuries BC)
Mon, Apr 11, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Actuality, Potentiality, and Renaissance Classicism
Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
East Meets West? Cosmas Indicopleustes’ Christian Topography and the Codex Amiatinus
Mon, Mar 21, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
A6 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Black-Figure on the Black Sea: Athenian Pottery from Berezan
Mon, Feb 29, 2016, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Images and Codes: The Problem of Reading Art
Sat, Feb 27, 2016

Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Making Faces in Medieval Iberia
Mon, Feb 22, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
A6 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Princeton Index's "Medium" and the Immaterial Nature of Digital Work: Manuscripts Reassessed
Mon, Feb 22, 2016, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
A6 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Agency of Models: Holy Sepulchres, Hagia Sophias, Jerusalems
Thu, Feb 18, 2016, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
ISIS and the Cultural Heritage Crisis of Syria, Iraq, and Yemen
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Cosponsor: Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Problems of Painterliness in Early Medieval Art: The Case of Ottonian Cologne
Thu, Dec 10, 2015, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
A6 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Aphrodisias in Caria: Recent Work, New Finds
Wed, Dec 9, 2015, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Program in the Ancient World

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Problem(?) of Carolingian Gospel Narrative
Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
A6 McCormick Hall
Visualizing Dunhuang
Fri, Nov 13, 2015Sat, Nov 14, 2015

P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art, Princeton University Art Museum, Henry Luce Foundation, Dunhuang Foundation, Buddhist Studies Workshop, Program in East Asian Studies

Location
McCosh 50
Speaker
Hauarra: A Trajanic Auxiliary Fort on the Arabian Frontier in Jordan
Thu, Nov 12, 2015, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Teaching Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century: Text and Image
Fri, Oct 23, 2015Sat, Oct 24, 2015

Cosponsor: David A. Gardner '69 Magic Project, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Department of Philosophy, Department of History

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Shared Romanitas: Roman Imperial Cameos in the Byzantine East and Latin West
Mon, Oct 12, 2015, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
A6 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Shape of Byzantine Art in the Index of Christian Art
Mon, Oct 12, 2015, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
A6 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Cazzon da mulo - Wit and Irony in Michelangelo da Caravaggio’s “Boy Bitten by a Lizard”
Thu, Sep 24, 2015, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker

Academic Year 2014–2015 Events

A Short History of Rome's Pantheon: Rebuilt in Antiquity, Reused in the Middle Ages, Rediscovered in the Renaissance
Fri, May 29, 2015, 11:00 am11:00 am
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Discussion
Mon, May 4, 2015, 4:45 pm4:45 pm
Location
111 East Pyne
Speaker
Discovering Icons at Sinai: From Uspenskij to Weitzmann
Fri, Apr 17, 2015, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
A New Look: Sinai and Its Icons in Light of the Digitization of the Weitzmann Archive
Fri, Apr 17, 2015Sat, Apr 18, 2015
Speaker
Secondary Literature in the Reading of Bronze Inscriptions
Fri, Apr 3, 2015, 10:00 am10:00 am

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art and Program in East Asian Studies

Location
104 McCormick Hall
Speaker
More than Dirt: Princeton and Archaeology
Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 1:30 pm4:00 pm

Cosponsor: Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies

Location
103 Scheide Caldwell House
Palaeography, Phonology, and Methodological Reflections
Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 10:00 am10:00 am

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art and Program in East Asian Studies

Location
104 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Raised to Glory, Crowned with Gold: German Nuns and Their Statues in the Late Middle Ages
Wed, Mar 25, 2015, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Discussion
Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 4:45 pm4:45 pm

Cosponsor: Princeton University Art Museum and Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location
105 Chancellor Green
Speaker
Reconstructing Excavated Manuscripts
Fri, Feb 20, 2015, 10:00 am10:00 am

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art and Program in East Asian Studies

Location
104 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Four Moments Revisited: Kongo in the American Imaginary
Mon, Nov 17, 2014, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and Center for African American Studies

Location
101 McCormick Hall
Kongo or Congo? Violence, Modernism, and the Visual Unconscious of Belgian Colonialism, 1897-2013
Wed, Nov 12, 2014, 5:30 pm5:30 pm

Cosponsor: Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and Center for African American Studies

Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Ma kisi nsi: Kongo a Sansala Art
Mon, Oct 13, 2014, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and Center for African American Studies

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Discussion
Fri, Oct 3, 2014, 4:45 pm4:45 pm
Location
105 Chancellor Green
Speaker
The Art of Conversion: Kongo Christian Visual Culture in the Early Modern Atlantic World
Mon, Sep 29, 2014, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and Center for African American Studies

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker

Academic Year 2013–2014 Events

Ancient Egyptian Pictorial Representation
Tue, May 6, 2014, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Speaker
Constructions of Difference in the Spanish Painting of Siglo de Oro: Joseph's Coat and Vulcan's Forge by Velázquez
Tue, Apr 22, 2014, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Neither Breakthrough nor Breakdown: Episodes From a History of Medieval Abstraction
Tue, Apr 15, 2014, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Speaker
The Matter of Writing
Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 1:00 pm6:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Discussion
Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
105 Chancellor Green
Speaker
Paul Klee, Wilhelm Hausenstein, and the 'Problem of Style'
Tue, Feb 25, 2014, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Speaker
Orientations of Renaissance Art
Mon, Dec 9, 2013, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Speaker
Contemporary Islamic Art after September 11
Wed, Nov 20, 2013
Speaker
Obsolescence, History, and the Contradictions of Sustainability
Tue, Oct 15, 2013, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Pictorial Citation in Song China: Theory and Practice
Mon, Oct 7, 2013, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art and Program in East Asian Studies

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Discussion
Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 4:45 pm4:45 pm
Location
105 Chancellor Green
Speaker
Discussion
Wed, Feb 6, 2013, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
Princeton University Art Museum
Speaker
Malevich's Nervous System
Mon, Feb 4, 2013, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Speaker

Academic Year 2012–2013 Events

It Doesn't Look Like Leonardo: Science, Connoisseurship, and Circumstance in the Attribution of Works of Art
Mon, Apr 15, 2013
Speaker
The Ubiquitous Exhibition: Magazines, Museums and the Reproducible Exhibition after World War II
Tue, Apr 9, 2013, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Speaker
Caravaggio: A Case Study in Art Historical Methodology
Mon, Mar 11, 2013, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Why Art History Matters: Politics, Ethics and Objects
Fri, Mar 8, 2013, 5:00 pmSat, Mar 9, 2013, 9:30 am
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
How to Occupy an Image
Tue, Mar 5, 2013, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Speaker
Family Matters--The Strange Case of the 'Poetic Ideas' Scroll Attributed to Mi Youren and Sima Huai
Tue, Feb 12, 2013, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Aesthetic Turn: A New Concept of 'Theory of Art'
Mon, Feb 11, 2013, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Program in European Cultural Studies, Department of French and Italian

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Up Close and Far Away: Artists, Memorialization and Uganda's Troubled Past
Mon, Dec 10, 2012, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Speaker
Impossible Design: Porsena's Tomb and French Visionary Architecture
Tue, Dec 4, 2012, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Empire of Things: Gifts and Gift Exchange in Late Antiquity, Byzantium, Early Islam, and Beyond
Wed, Nov 14, 2012
Speaker
Recognition: Theme and Meta-Theme in Northern Renaissance Art
Tue, Oct 23, 2012

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Speaker

Academic Year 2011–2012 Events

Art and Science in America: Intersections and Collisions
Fri, Jun 1, 2012, 3:00 pm3:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Crowded Walls: 20th-Century Nostalgia for 19th-Century Installation
Tue, Apr 3, 2012, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Speaker
The End of the -ist and the Future of Art History
Fri, Mar 30, 2012Sat, Mar 31, 2012
Preaching, Burying and Building in the Italian Medieval City
Tue, Mar 6, 2012, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
In Art, More Alive than in Reality: Imagining Objects in Ancient Greece
Wed, Feb 29, 2012, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance
Tue, Jan 24, 2012, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

University of California, Berkeley

Location
Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
Speaker
At Death's Door
Wed, Dec 14, 2011, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Speaker
Model Soviets
Mon, Dec 5, 2011, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Court of Saint Peter's: An Early Christian Church Atrium as a Place of Memory
Mon, Nov 21, 2011, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Figuring the Renaissance: Leonardo, Dürer, Michelangelo, and Their Critics
Wed, Nov 16, 2011, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Speaker
Postcolonial Urbanisms and the Uncertain Majority
Fri, Nov 4, 2011, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Vantage Points: Andeans, Europeans, and the Arts of Construction in Colonial Quito
Thu, Oct 6, 2011, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Vantage Points: Andeans, Europeans, and the Arts of Construction in Colonial Quito
Mon, Sep 26, 2011, 6:00 pm6:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker

Academic Year 2010–2011 Events

New Faces of Nature: Colossal Buddhas of Sichuan
Wed, Apr 13, 2011, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Drawing a Blank: Past and Present
Fri, Apr 8, 2011Sat, Apr 9, 2011
The Practical Logic of Style and Memory in Early First Millennium Levantine Ivories
Tue, Apr 5, 2011, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
King and Clown: Mimesis in Pre-Columbian Maya Art
Thu, Mar 24, 2011, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Program in Latin American Studies, Princeton University Art Museum

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Being There: Photography as Habitation in Photo-texts by Wright Morris
Tue, Feb 8, 2011, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Giorgione and His Times: Confronting Alternate Realities
Sat, Dec 11, 2010, 9:00 am9:00 am
Location
101 McCormick Hall
Alassa: A Late Bronze Age Town on the Mountains of Alasiya, Cyprus
Mon, Nov 8, 2010, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Paul Strand and the Cold War
Wed, Oct 20, 2010, 4:00 pm4:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Paradise Lost-Paradise Regained, Tomatso Shomei's Photographic Engagement with Okinawa
Tue, Oct 19, 2010, 5:00 pm5:00 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker