Category Archives: Lecture

Exposed–Queer Anatomies Lecture

Queer Anatomies: Desire, medical illustration, and the epistemology of the anatomical closet Michael Sappol, PhD, National Library of Medicine 2:00-3:15pm, April 7, 2016 Walsh 495 All are welcome! We’re accustomed to reading about queer spaces in cultural geography, art history, … Continue reading

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Lecture: Copies and Duplication in Chinese Sculpture

Professor Stanley Abe (Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies, Duke University) will be giving a lecture Friday, April 15 from 5-6:30 on Chinese sculpture and Buddhist images. “Copies and Duplication in Chinese Sculpture” will take place on the … Continue reading

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Katrina @ 10 Symposium

  A decade ago, in late August 2005, for several hundred thousand Americans, Hurricane Katrina presented a problem of survival. For those who remained in New Orleans, climbing onto roofs in Chalmette or into attics in the Ninth Ward, Katrina … Continue reading

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GU Professor Lecture This Friday

Art History Professor Keren Hammerschlag will be giving a public lecture this Friday on The Jewish Race in Victorian History Painting. This is a fantastic opportunity to observe a professional art historian in her milieu and learn about a new topic.  Professor Hammerschlag’s lecture … Continue reading

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Artist’s Talk at Spagnuolo Tonight

  The gallery season at Spagnuolo kicks off tonight with a talk by digital artist Tim Portlock. Portlock’s current work combines special-effects software, 3D gaming technology, and the visual conventions of 19th-century American image making to simulate decaying cityscapes. The large-format images in … Continue reading

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Xaviera Simmons Artist Talk at GWU

Xaviera Simmons, a Brooklyn-based contemporary artist whose body of work spans photography, performance, video, sound, sculpture and installation will be lecturing on Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:15pm at GWU, Smith Hall Room 114. Simmons’ defines her studio practice, which is rooted in an … Continue reading

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NGA Lecture by Al Acres

Our very own Al Acres, professor of art and art history, has an upcoming lecture at the National Gallery of Art in honor of the publication of his new book, Renaissance Invention and the Haunted Infancy. January 25 at 2:00 … Continue reading

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SAAM Lectures by Student Fellows

The SAAM Fellowship Program is a prestigious research-in-residence program in which PhD students get an office and a lot of time to write. Come see the fruits of their labors and get an idea of who’s doing what in the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Talk: “Shape-Shifters: The Late Portraits of John Singer Sargent’

Susan Sidlauskas, Professor of Art History at Rutgers University, will be presenting her talk on John Singer Sargent’s late portraits Tuesday, November 19th at 5pm in the Walsh Building, Room 495. Please join us! Susan Sidlauskas is Professor and Graduate Director in … Continue reading

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Saturday, June 1: NGA Symposium on Ballets Russes

This Saturday, our third summer day of 91 degree weather, the National Gallery hosts a most graceful and edifying option for escaping the city sauna. The one-day public symposium, Worlds of Art: Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes presents lectures correlating to the … Continue reading

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