GW|AU Graduate Art History Symposium

Graduate Art History Symposium

Join the Corcoran Art History Program and American University's Art History Program for the annual GW/AU Graduate Art History Symposium. Join in and listen for a day long symposium that covers topics including St. Catherine of Alexandria, Winslow Homer, Alfred Stieglitz, Roger Shimomura, and more.

 

The event is free and open to the public, no RSVP necessary

 

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Breakfast & Welcome

 

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Sarah Froonjian, St. Catherine of Alexandria as Preacher in Masolino’s Castiglione Chapel
AU

 

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Alaina Hendrickson, The Pajong Bearer: Colonialism and Social Hierarchy in Aelbert Cuyp’s VOC Senior Merchant (c. 1640–60)
AU

 

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
BREAK

 

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Caroline Willauer, The Sublime in Winslow Homer’s Maine Seascapes
GWU

 

11:45 – 12:15 p.m.
Megan Culler, Conceptions of the Navagraha in South Asia: Functions and Iconography in Astrological Worship through a Set of Twenty Paintings
GWU

 

LUNCH
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

 

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Carolyn Russo, Stieglitz’s Equivalents: Landscape for the Aviation Age
AU

 

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Corrine Helman, Méret Oppenheim: From Object to Creator
GWU

 

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
BREAK

 

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Michael Quituisaca, In the Shadow of Superman: Roger Shimomura and Japanese–American Redress
AU

 

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Vyta Baselice, The Architecture of Cruel Optimism
GWU

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