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Boston University Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art

From: Francesca Bewer <francesca_bewer<-a>
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2008
The following is posted on behalf of Melissa Renn, Ph.D student and
Symposium Coordinator, Art History Department, Boston University.

Damage:
The 24th Annual Boston University Graduate Student Symposium on the
History of Art

    Keynote Address
    Boston University Art Gallery
    855 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA, 02215
    Friday, March 28, 2008
    5:30 pm

    Jen Mergel
    Assistant Curator, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
    In Light of Blindness: Seeing Damage as a Generative Force

Graduate Symposium
Riley Seminar Room
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
Saturday, March 29, 2008
10am - 3pm

    10am    Coffee

    10:30am Morning Session
            Moderator: Beth Pugliano, Boston University

    10:40am Kimberley Muir
            The Art Institute of Chicago/Queen's University, Canada
            Restoring Works of Art When Damage Carries Meaning

    11am    Rosario Ines Granados Salinas
            Harvard University
            Memory Ablaze: The Destruction of a Mission Church

    11:20am Nathan James Peterson
            University of Iowa
            Restoring the Summer Palace from Ruins to an Amusement
            Park

    11:40am Question and Answer

    12pm    Lunch

    1pm     Coffee

    1:30pm  Afternoon Session
            Moderator: Catherine Walsh, Boston University

    1:40pm  Catherine Roach,
            Columbia University
            Taking Pictures: Dean Keller's Photographs of Looted
            Artworks During World War II

    2pm     Michael Alvar de Baca
            Harvard University
            Broken Bodies in the Landscape of Memory: Anne Truitt's
            Hardcastle (1962)

    2:20pm  Shira Brisman
            Yale University
            Shifting Perspective: Desecration and Re-dedication in
            R.B. Kitaj

    2:40pm  Question and Answer

For more information please contact

    Melissa Renn
    Symposium Coordinator
    Art History Department
    Boston University,

    mrenn<-a t->bu< . >edu

or visit

    <URL:http://www.bu.edu/ah/news/2007-2008/symposium.html

This event is sponsored by The Humanities Foundation at Boston
University; the Art History Department, Boston University; the
Graduate Student Organization, Boston University; and the Boston
University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery.


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