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February 5, 2021; 1:00-2:00pm

Art History Department Colloquium

Prof. Sherry Fowler, "The Emotional Toll of Wartime Bell Deployment in Japan"

Contact Prof. Maya Stiller (mstiller@ku.edu) if interested in attending.

February 18, 2021; 5:00pm

Franklin Murphy Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Mark White, Executive Director, New Mexico Museum of Art

"From OK to LA and Back Again"

White will discuss the 2020 exhibition "OK/LA" and his collaborative work with six Oklahoma expatriates: Patrick Blackwell, Joe Goode, Jerry McMillan, Ed Ruscha, Paul Ruscha, and Mason Williams. The exhibition explores their close personal and professional relationships over sixty years from their youth in Oklahoma City to their careers in Los Angeles. White will also address how the advent of a pandemic in 2020 affected the planning, execution, and programming.

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February 18-20, 2021

History of Art Graduate Student Symposium: "Hindsight Is/"

Keynote Lecture: Dr. Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Assistant Professor, African American and Black Diasporic Art, Princeton University

The symposium will be held virtually; the keynote lecture will be on February 18 at 7:00pm. Additional details coming soon!

February 24, 2021; 6:00pm
Murphy Lecture: Mindy Landeck, Austin College
"The History of the Japanese Tea Ceremony"

March 10, 2021; 6:00pm
Murphy Lecture: Andrew Maske, University of Kentucky
"Kyushu Ceramics"

These presentations are in association with Prof. Maya Stiller's "Ceramics of East Asia" course; please contact mstiller@ku.edu if interested in attending.

Intersections of Identity: Expression, Exchange, and Hybridity Lecture Series

February 26, 2021; 1:00-2:30pm

"Archive/Agency/Argument: Mobilizing the Knowledge of Colonial India's 'Native' Artists in 'Global' Art Histories"

Dipti Khera, Assistant Professor of Art History, NYU

March 18, 2021; 7:00-8:30pm

"The Fashion and Race Database: Testing a New Pedagogical Platform for Fashion and Human Culture"

Kimberly M. Jenkins, Assistant Professor of Fashion Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto

April 27, 2021; 7:00-8:30pm

"Dali's Dream of Venus: Sex, Surrealism, and Eugenics at the 1939 New York World's Fair"

Keri Watson, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Central Florida, and Director of the Florida Prison Education Project


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Feb 5 Art History Dept. Colloquium: Sherry Fowler, "The Emotional Toll of Wartime Bell Deployment in Japan"
Feb 18 Franklin Murphy Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Mark White
Feb 18 "Hindsight Is/" Symposium Keynote Lecture: Anna Arabindan-Kesson
Feb 26 Intersections of Identity: Expression, Exchange, and Hybridity: Dipti Khera

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