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Past Events

May
22
2019

An Iranian Assyria

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Classics

Richard Payne (University of Chicago) lectures on "An Iranian Assyria: Empire, Religion, and Social Change in Late Antiquity" Organized by the...

May
9
2019

Driving Desires: How Gold Shaped the World

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Gold is one of the rarest and most malleable minerals, qualities that have contributed to its enduring value across time...

Apr
26
2019

Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global Medieval Symposium

9:30 AM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Myers Symposium, April 26, 2019Organized by Christina Normore and Kathleen Bickford Berzock Trans-Saharan Exchange and the Global MedievalVisual and Cultural Studies...

Apr
8
2019

Permission as Material — Jill Magid

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

SPRING 2019 KEYNOTE of THE SECURITY DIALOGUES Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/395773314531837/ Jill Magid will discuss projects related to security, intimacy, and access. This talk...

Jan
24
2019

Early Modern Colloquium Speaker - Emily Wilbourne

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by English Department

The Early Modern Colloquium presents Emily Wilbourne, Associate Professor of Musicology at Queens College and the Graduate Center at the City University...

Oct
24
2018

Ellen Lupton: Design is Art People Use

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Inspired by the exhibition Up Is Down, Ellen Lupton, Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New...

Oct
20
2018

Unfinished Business! The South Side and Chicago Art

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

“Unfinished Business! The South Side and Chicago Art” Professor Rebecca Zorach is a presenter that explores historic artistic interventions on the...

Apr
26
2018

Early Modern Colloquium: Michael Cole

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by English Department

The EMC in conjunction with Art History present a lecture by Michael Cole (Columbia University)

Nov
10
2017

Afro-Pessimist Aesthetics: A Roundtable

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Afro-Pessimist Aesthetics: A RoundtableSampada Aranke, School of the Art Institute of ChicagoHuey Copeland, Northwestern UniversityAthi Mongezeleli Jaja, University of the...

May
10
2017

Latinx Artists. Unsettling Brown and Black.

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Adriana Zavala, Associate Professor of Art History and Latinx Studies, Tufts University This lecture explores the work of three visual artists...

May
1
2017

Senior Honors Thesis Colloquium

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Hear presentations from this year's three Senior Honors Thesis students, Vanessa Guo, Linnea Hodge, and Julia Poppy. Reception to follow.

Apr
21
2017

Open Engagement Open House

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

The Block Museum throws open its doors to artists, scholars, practitioners, and advocates of socially engaged art from around the...

Apr
18
2017

Visiting Artist Talk: Sharon Hayes

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Art Theory & Practice

Over the past ten years, Sharon Hayes has been engaged in an art practice that uses multiple mediums—video, performance, and...

Apr
5
2017

Visual Vanguard: Bisi Silva

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Bisi Silva is an independent curator and the founder and artistic director of the Centre for Contemporary Art in Lagos,...

Feb
16
2017

CAA Reunion Reception

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

Please join alumni, faculty, and graduate students for a reception at the CAA Conference in New York City.

Feb
9
2017

Early Modern Colloquium

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Department of Art History

In late medieval Renaissance culture Mary Magdalen became a privileged example of religious contrition, confession, penitence, and penance.  Her famous...

Oct
18
2016

Jason Salavon - Artist Talk

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Using software processes of his own design, Jason Salavon generates and reconfigures masses of communal material to present new perspectives...

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