Past Lectures

Academic Year 2020–2021 Events

Visualizing Dunhuang Book Launch

Wed, May 26, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

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

Encumbrance

Thu, May 20, 2021, 4:30 pm to 6:00 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.

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Archaeology at North Abydos 2018-2020: Burials and Breweries

Thu, May 20, 2021, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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Art Hx | Observing the Past: Archives, Interpretation and Practices of Care

Thu, May 6, 2021, 9:00 am to 10:30 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 am to 12:30 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 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 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 pm
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Material Histories of Latin America

Fri, Apr 2, 2021, 12:00 pm to 2:30 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 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 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 pm to 8:00 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 pm

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

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Proxy and Interstice: Mediating Spaces in Early Modern Central/Eastern Europe

The Mercosul Bienal at the Crossroads of COVID-19

Tue, Feb 23, 2021, 5:00 pm to 6:30 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 pm to 6:30 pm

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 pm

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 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, 2020 (All day) to Sat, Oct 31, 2020 (All day)

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 pm

Cosponsor(s): Lewis Center for the Arts

Location: Virtual Lecture

The Global Plantation Symposium

Thu, Oct 15, 2020 (All day) to Sat, Oct 17, 2020 (All day)
Location: Online
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'I AM A MAN' and the Writing of Afrotropic Art Histories

Thu, Oct 8, 2020, 4:30 pm
Location: Online
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Combahee Experimental: Black Women’s Experimental Filmmaking—Filmmaking in Troubled Times

(A)Synchrony: Recurrence, Reversal, and Resistance

Sun, Aug 30, 2020 (All day) to Tue, Sep 1, 2020 (All day)
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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

The Minoan House of the Frescoes at Knossos: The Life and Afterlife of an Excavation

Fri, Apr 24, 2020, 4:30 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 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 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Iconography Workshop

Fri, Apr 3, 2020 (All day) to Sat, Apr 4, 2020 (All day)
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Turnips, Peppers, and Mangoes: Food Symbolism in the People's Republic of China

Thu, Feb 6, 2020, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines

Wed, Dec 4, 2019, 5:00 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 pm

Cosponsor: The Index of Medieval Art

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Art, Power, and Resistance in the Middle Ages

Sat, Nov 16, 2019 (All day)
Location: 101 McCormick Hall

Present Tense: The Iconology of Time

Thu, Nov 14, 2019, 4:30 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 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Art of Assemblage: Decorating for Seasons and Status

Tue, Nov 5, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Critical Art Historical Data Visualization

Fri, Oct 18, 2019, 10:00 am to 1:30 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 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 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 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 pm

Special Reunions Film Screening

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Meanings of Museum Display

Fri, May 31, 2019, 10:00 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 pm

Film Screening

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Building Industry of Imperial Rome

Wed, Apr 17, 2019, 4:30 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 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 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 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Black Sphinxes of Tanis

Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 4:30 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, 2019 (All day) to Sat, Apr 6, 2019 (All day)

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 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Careers in Arts

Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 6:00 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 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 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 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Princeton Garrett 6 Evangelists Revisited

Mon, Mar 11, 2019, 5:00 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 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 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 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, 2018 (All day) to Fri, Nov 30, 2018 (All day)

Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) methods to map and evaluate buried and architectural remains: examples from around the world

Wed, Nov 28, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 222 Bowen Hall
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Out of Bounds: Exploring the Limits of Medieval Art

Sat, Nov 17, 2018 (All day)

Cosponsor: The Index of Medieval Art

The Princeton Battlefield: Public Archaeology Day

Sat, Nov 10, 2018, 9:20 am to 3:00 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 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 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 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 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Electric Design: Light, Labor and Leisure in Prewar Japanese Advertising

Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 5:00 pm

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

Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Painting Etruscan Tombs and Temples

Fri, Sep 28, 2018, 4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Open House

Thu, Sep 20, 2018, 4:00 pm to 6:00 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 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Islamic Art, Armenian Art: Connections across Religions

Fri, Apr 27, 2018, 4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

The Elizabeth S. Ettinghausen Lecture

Location: 103 Scheide Caldwell House
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Readings Lectures Performances accompanying the exhibition Hanne Darboven's Address — Place and Time

Fri, Apr 27, 2018, 1:30 pm to 7:30 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
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Crowd Wisdom: Three Scholars Take on the Multitudes

Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 4:30 pm

Panel Discussion

Cosponsor: Humanities Council and PUAM

Location: Princeton University Art Museum
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Mecca’s Perspective as Symbolic Form

Thu, Apr 19, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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“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 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America battle

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Velazquez, Aesop, and War

Mon, Apr 9, 2018, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Eberhard L. Faber Memorial Lecture

Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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On the magnitude of the gods in materialist theology, epic poetry, and Greek art

Thu, Mar 29, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Subverting the Façade: Paris Architecture between Haussmann and Radical Modernism

Tue, Mar 27, 2018, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Urban Gardening in Early Medieval Italy

Mon, Mar 5, 2018, 4:30 pm

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

The Clayburgh Lecture

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Heart's Double

Thu, Mar 1, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Postclassicisms: Archaeology

Fri, Feb 23, 2018 (All day) to Sat, Feb 24, 2018 (All day)

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 pm

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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1973; or the Arche of Neoliberalism

Thu, Feb 8, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Courting Failure in the Arab Hall

Mon, Dec 11, 2017, 12:00 pm
Location: 2N10 Green Hall
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After the Carolingians: Manuscript Illumination in the 10-11th Centuries

Thu, Nov 30, 2017 (All day) to Sat, Dec 2, 2017 (All day)

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-...

Imperial Visual Propaganda: Claims of Legitimacy in the Byzantine Paris Psalter

Tue, Nov 14, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Unraveling the Mysteries of Jan van Eyck’s Late Paintings

Tue, Oct 24, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Cultural Histories of “Orientalizing” Crete

Fri, Oct 20, 2017, 1:30 pm

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

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Rethinking “Pictorialism”: American Art and Photography from 1895 to 1925

Fri, Oct 20, 2017 (All day) to Sat, Oct 21, 2017 (All day)
Location: 101 McCormick Hall

The Index at 100: Iconography In A New Century

Sat, Oct 14, 2017 (All day)
Location: 101 McCormick Hall

Roundtable Discussion

Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Cosponsor: East Asian Studies

Location: 103 McCormick Hall
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The Lost Lives of Greek Vases

Thu, Oct 5, 2017, 4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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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, 2017 (All day) to Sat, May 20, 2017 (All day)

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 pm

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

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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From Ife to Ifranji: Materials in a World System, circa 1300

Thu, Apr 13, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Pathos, Symptom, Expression: Laocoon in Europe, 16th to 20th Centuries

Tue, Apr 11, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: McCormick Hall
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Christian Time in Early Modern Europe

Fri, Apr 7, 2017, 9:00 am to Sat, Apr 8, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: 211 Dickinson Hall
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Symposium: The Berlin Painter and his World

Sat, Apr 1, 2017, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Agents of Changes in the Material Culture of the Empire: Technical and Aesthetical Innovations at the Abbasid Court

Wed, Mar 15, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: McCormick Hall
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Investigating a Minoan Coastal Town in East Crete: New Work at Palaikastro, 2012-16

Thu, Mar 2, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Michelangelo and paper as palimpsest: drawings, letters, records, and sonnets

Thu, Feb 16, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Alberti's Eye - The Body of Vision

Fri, Dec 9, 2016, 4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Council of the Humanities

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Once again, Albrecht Dürer’s Melencolia I

Wed, Dec 7, 2016, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Oil, Amber, Fire, Smoke: Greek Art beyond Materials

Thu, Dec 1, 2016, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Abydos, Egypt: Landscape of Kings, Landscape of Myth

Mon, Nov 14, 2016, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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A History of Detail

Thu, Nov 10, 2016, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Africa and Europe: Rethinking Medieval and Early Modern Artistic Engagements and Cross-Currencies

Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Xenophon in a Pontic Landscape: Settlement Models for the Iron Age in the Kırkgeçit çayı Drainage, Sinop (Turkey)

Mon, Oct 17, 2016 (All day)
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The Dawn of Christian Art in Panel Paintings and Icons

Tue, Oct 11, 2016, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Colloquium: The Modernity of Sculpture

Sat, Oct 8, 2016, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Visualization of Political Rhetoric in the Reign of Nerva

Thu, Sep 22, 2016, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Academic Year 2015–2016 Events

Eternal Obelisk: Egyptian, Christian, Modern

Fri, May 27, 2016, 11:00 am
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Plus Ça Change. . . ? The Lives and Afterlives of Medieval Iconography

Fri, Apr 29, 2016 (All day)

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 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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SCALE

Sat, Apr 16, 2016 (All day)

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

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Inventing Lutheran Iconography: Ornament, Style and the Passion

Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 4:30 pm
Location: A6 McCormick Hall
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The Meaning of Early Greek Images (11th-7th Centuries BC)

Mon, Apr 11, 2016, 4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Actuality, Potentiality, and Renaissance Classicism

Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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East Meets West? Cosmas Indicopleustes’ Christian Topography and the Codex Amiatinus

Mon, Mar 21, 2016, 4:30 pm
Location: A6 McCormick Hall
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Black-Figure on the Black Sea: Athenian Pottery from Berezan

Mon, Feb 29, 2016, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Images and Codes: The Problem of Reading Art

Sat, Feb 27, 2016 (All day)

Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Making Faces in Medieval Iberia

Mon, Feb 22, 2016, 4:30 pm
Location: A6 McCormick Hall
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The Princeton Index's "Medium" and the Immaterial Nature of Digital Work: Manuscripts Reassessed

Mon, Feb 22, 2016, 4:30 pm
Location: A6 McCormick Hall
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The Agency of Models: Holy Sepulchres, Hagia Sophias, Jerusalems

Thu, Feb 18, 2016, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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ISIS and the Cultural Heritage Crisis of Syria, Iraq, and Yemen

Fri, Feb 12, 2016 (All day)

Cosponsor: Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Problems of Painterliness in Early Medieval Art: The Case of Ottonian Cologne

Thu, Dec 10, 2015, 4:30 pm
Location: A6 McCormick Hall
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Aphrodisias in Caria: Recent Work, New Finds

Wed, Dec 9, 2015, 4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Program in the Ancient World

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Problem(?) of Carolingian Gospel Narrative

Thu, Nov 19, 2015, 4:30 pm
Location: A6 McCormick Hall

Visualizing Dunhuang

Fri, Nov 13, 2015 (All day) to Sat, Nov 14, 2015 (All day)

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
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Hauarra: A Trajanic Auxiliary Fort on the Arabian Frontier in Jordan

Thu, Nov 12, 2015, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Teaching Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century: Text and Image

Fri, Oct 23, 2015 (All day) to Sat, Oct 24, 2015 (All day)

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

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Shared Romanitas: Roman Imperial Cameos in the Byzantine East and Latin West

Mon, Oct 12, 2015, 4:30 pm
Location: A6 McCormick Hall
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The Shape of Byzantine Art in the Index of Christian Art

Mon, Oct 12, 2015, 4:30 pm
Location: A6 McCormick Hall
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Cazzon da mulo - Wit and Irony in Michelangelo da Caravaggio’s “Boy Bitten by a Lizard”

Thu, Sep 24, 2015, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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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 am
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Discussion

Mon, May 4, 2015, 4:45 pm
Location: 111 East Pyne
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Discovering Icons at Sinai: From Uspenskij to Weitzmann

Fri, Apr 17, 2015, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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A New Look: Sinai and Its Icons in Light of the Digitization of the Weitzmann Archive

Fri, Apr 17, 2015 (All day) to Sat, Apr 18, 2015 (All day)
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Secondary Literature in the Reading of Bronze Inscriptions

Fri, Apr 3, 2015, 10:00 am

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

Location: 104 McCormick Hall
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More than Dirt: Princeton and Archaeology

Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Cosponsor: Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies

Location: 103 Scheide Caldwell House

Palaeography, Phonology, and Methodological Reflections

Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 10:00 am

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

Location: 104 McCormick Hall
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Raised to Glory, Crowned with Gold: German Nuns and Their Statues in the Late Middle Ages

Wed, Mar 25, 2015, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Discussion

Fri, Feb 27, 2015, 4:45 pm

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

Location: 105 Chancellor Green
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Reconstructing Excavated Manuscripts

Fri, Feb 20, 2015, 10:00 am

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

Location: 104 McCormick Hall
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Four Moments Revisited: Kongo in the American Imaginary

Mon, Nov 17, 2014, 4:30 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 pm

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

Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Ma kisi nsi: Kongo a Sansala Art

Mon, Oct 13, 2014, 4:30 pm

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

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Discussion

Fri, Oct 3, 2014, 4:45 pm
Location: 105 Chancellor Green
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The Art of Conversion: Kongo Christian Visual Culture in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Mon, Sep 29, 2014, 4:30 pm

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

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Academic Year 2013–2014 Events

Ancient Egyptian Pictorial Representation

Tue, May 6, 2014, 5:00 pm
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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 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Neither Breakthrough nor Breakdown: Episodes From a History of Medieval Abstraction

Tue, Apr 15, 2014, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location: Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
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The Matter of Writing

Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall

Discussion

Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 4:30 pm
Location: 105 Chancellor Green
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Paul Klee, Wilhelm Hausenstein, and the 'Problem of Style'

Tue, Feb 25, 2014, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location: Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
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Orientations of Renaissance Art

Mon, Dec 9, 2013, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location: Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
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Contemporary Islamic Art after September 11

Wed, Nov 20, 2013 (All day)
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Obsolescence, History, and the Contradictions of Sustainability

Tue, Oct 15, 2013, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Pictorial Citation in Song China: Theory and Practice

Mon, Oct 7, 2013, 5:00 pm

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

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Discussion

Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 4:45 pm
Location: 105 Chancellor Green
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Discussion

Wed, Feb 6, 2013, 5:00 pm
Location: Princeton University Art Museum
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Malevich's Nervous System

Mon, Feb 4, 2013, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location: Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
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Academic Year 2012–2013 Events

It Doesn't Look Like Leonardo: Science, Connoisseurship, and Circumstance in the Attribution of Works of Art

The Ubiquitous Exhibition: Magazines, Museums and the Reproducible Exhibition after World War II

Tue, Apr 9, 2013, 5:00 pm
Location: Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
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Caravaggio: A Case Study in Art Historical Methodology

Mon, Mar 11, 2013, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Why Art History Matters: Politics, Ethics and Objects

Fri, Mar 8, 2013, 5:00 pm to Sat, Mar 9, 2013, 9:30 am
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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How to Occupy an Image

Tue, Mar 5, 2013, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location: Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
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Family Matters--The Strange Case of the 'Poetic Ideas' Scroll Attributed to Mi Youren and Sima Huai

Tue, Feb 12, 2013, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Aesthetic Turn: A New Concept of 'Theory of Art'

Mon, Feb 11, 2013, 4:30 pm

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

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Up Close and Far Away: Artists, Memorialization and Uganda's Troubled Past

Mon, Dec 10, 2012, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location: Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
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Impossible Design: Porsena's Tomb and French Visionary Architecture

Tue, Dec 4, 2012, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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The Empire of Things: Gifts and Gift Exchange in Late Antiquity, Byzantium, Early Islam, and Beyond

Wed, Nov 14, 2012 (All day)
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Recognition: Theme and Meta-Theme in Northern Renaissance Art

Tue, Oct 23, 2012 (All day)

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

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Academic Year 2011–2012 Events

Art and Science in America: Intersections and Collisions

Fri, Jun 1, 2012, 3:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Crowded Walls: 20th-Century Nostalgia for 19th-Century Installation

Tue, Apr 3, 2012, 5:00 pm
Location: Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
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The End of the -ist and the Future of Art History

Fri, Mar 30, 2012 (All day) to Sat, Mar 31, 2012 (All day)

Preaching, Burying and Building in the Italian Medieval City

Tue, Mar 6, 2012, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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In Art, More Alive than in Reality: Imagining Objects in Ancient Greece

Wed, Feb 29, 2012, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance

Tue, Jan 24, 2012, 5:00 pm

University of California, Berkeley

Location: Wolfensohn Hall, IAS
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At Death's Door

Wed, Dec 14, 2011, 5:00 pm
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Model Soviets

Mon, Dec 5, 2011, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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The Court of Saint Peter's: An Early Christian Church Atrium as a Place of Memory

Mon, Nov 21, 2011, 5:00 pm
Location: 101 McCormick Hall
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Figuring the Renaissance: Leonardo, Dürer, Michelangelo, and Their Critics

Postcolonial Urbanisms and the Uncertain Majority

Fri, Nov 4, 2011, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Vantage Points: Andeans, Europeans, and the Arts of Construction in Colonial Quito

Thu, Oct 6, 2011, 5:00 pm

Cosponsor: Tang Center for East Asian Art

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Vantage Points: Andeans, Europeans, and the Arts of Construction in Colonial Quito

Mon, Sep 26, 2011, 6:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Academic Year 2010–2011 Events

New Faces of Nature: Colossal Buddhas of Sichuan

Wed, Apr 13, 2011, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Drawing a Blank: Past and Present

Fri, Apr 8, 2011 (All day) to Sat, Apr 9, 2011 (All day)

The Practical Logic of Style and Memory in Early First Millennium Levantine Ivories

Tue, Apr 5, 2011, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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King and Clown: Mimesis in Pre-Columbian Maya Art

Thu, Mar 24, 2011, 4:30 pm

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

Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Being There: Photography as Habitation in Photo-texts by Wright Morris

Tue, Feb 8, 2011, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Giorgione and His Times: Confronting Alternate Realities

Sat, Dec 11, 2010, 9:00 am
Location: 101 McCormick Hall

Alassa: A Late Bronze Age Town on the Mountains of Alasiya, Cyprus

Mon, Nov 8, 2010, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Paul Strand and the Cold War

Wed, Oct 20, 2010, 4:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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Paradise Lost-Paradise Regained, Tomatso Shomei's Photographic Engagement with Okinawa

Tue, Oct 19, 2010, 5:00 pm
Location: 106 McCormick Hall
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