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HESCAH Symposium | Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century

  • Date & Time
    • Friday, October 20, 2017 — through
      Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • Cost
    • Free
  • Description

    Join the School of Art + Art History and the Harn Museum of Art for Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century symposium October 20 - 22, 2017, at the Harn Museum of Art. Free and open to the university community and beyond, the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History (HESCAH) events are presented in collaboration with the Harn Museum of Art, and often with other departments and centers on campus. This year's HESCAH symposium is in honor of Mary D. Sheriff.

    Thinking Women: Art and Representation in the Eighteenth Century

    KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The Woman Artist and the Uncovering of the Social World
    Lynn Hunt, Distinguished Research Professor,
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Friday, October 20, 2017, 6 p.m.
    Chandler Auditorium,
    Harn Museum of Art
    Reception to follow

    Fashion in Time: Visualizing Costume in the Eighteenth Century
    Susan Siegfried, Denise Riley Collegiate
    Professor of the History of Art and Women’sStudies,
    Department of Art History, University of Michigan

    Beauty is a Letter of Credit
    Nina Dubin, Associate Professor,
    Department of Art and Art History University of Illinois, Chicago

    Chardin: Gender and Interiority
    Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, William Dorr Boardman, Professor of Fine Arts,
    Department of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

    The Global Allure of the Porcelain Room
    Meredith Martin,
    Department of Art History, New York University

    Pictured Together? Questions of Gender, Race, and Social Rank in The Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray
    Jennifer Germann, Associate Professor,
    Department of Art History, Ithaca College

    Becoming an Animal in the Age of Enlightenment
    Amy Freund, Associate Professor & Kleinheinz Family Endowed Chair in Art History,
    Southern Methodist University

    Marguerite Lecomte’s Smile: Portrait of a Woman Engraver
    Mechthild Fend, Reader in the History of Art,
    Department of History of Art, University College London

    Exceptional, but not Exceptions: Women Artists in the Age of Revolution
    Paris Spies Gans, Doctoral Candidate,
    Department of History, Princeton University

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  • Venue
    Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art
    3259 Hull Road
    Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art Website