Eighth Annual Art History Graduate Student Research Symposium: Exhibiting Power

30 September 2017
  • 08:30 - 04:00
  • Friday keynote: McNeely Hall 100, 6 p.m.
    Saturday symposium: O'Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

    All events are free and open to the public and handicap accessible.
    For accessibility requests contact: (651) 962-6315.

    Building location and parking: www.stthomas.edu/campusmaps

Join us for the eighth annual Department of Art History's Graduate Student Research Symposium, which begins with Dr. Robert Rydell presenting the keynote address, "World's Fairs, World Views, and the Troubling Story of Human Zoos" on Friday. Then, on Saturday, students from around the country will present papers on this year's symposium theme, "Exhibiting Power."

Friday, September 29, 2017
McNeely Hall 100
Keynote Lecture, 6 p.m.
Dr. Robert Rydell
Professor of History & Director, Humanities Insititute, Montana State University
World's Fairs, World Views, and the Troubling Story of Human Zoos

Saturday, September 30, 2017
O'Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium

8:30-9:30 a.m.: Morning Session I

Sadie Arft
University of Kansas
Models of Royal Power in Lydgate's Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund

Keith Pille
University of St. Thomas
Taking Control of the Narrative with Ink and Pixel: Three Women's Adventures in Autobiographical Comics

9:45-10:45: Morning Session II

Nuohang Tian
University of Kansas
The Bustling Silence: New Mural Movement in Rural China during 1958-1961

Jessica Anne Pirkle
University of North Texas
Egypt's Art and Liberty Group Launch an Institutional Critique

1:45-3:15 pm: Afternoon Session I

Julia Talmadge Kershaw
Florida State University
Now Let's Play to Disappear II as a Critique of the Modern Urban Experience

Lucia Momoh
Tulane University
There's Something about Betsy: Exploring the History of Women of Color in Ninteen-Century New Orleans

Heather Carroll
University of St. Thomas
A Treachery in Images: The National Portrait Gallery vs Wikimedia Commons