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  • German Influences in the First Turkish National Movement

    German Influences in the First Turkish National Movement

    March 31, 2014
    Peter H. Christensen will speak about the role of German influences in the First National Movement of art, architecture and urban planning in Turkey after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. Christensen is a Ph.D. Candidate in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Harvard University and currently Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at the Technische Universität Munich.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 5pm
  • How Change Changed: Technologies of Direct Democracy/Militant Research and Countervisuality

    How Change Changed: Technologies of Direct Democracy/Militant Research and Countervisuality

    April 3, 2014
    Nicholas Mirzoeff is professor of media, culture and communication in the Steinhardt School at NYU. His lecture will include discussions about Occupy 2012 as militant research and will include discussion on other forms of activism and knowledge production, the roots of this social movement in Africa, and the gendered implications of, and lessons learned from Occupy.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 5:00pm

Past 2013-2014 Events

  • Artist Talk by Andi Sutton

    November 5, 2013
    Boston-based artist Andi Sutton, whose interactive installation is on view in the Beard and Weil Galleries through December 13, will present a slide lecture about her multidisciplinary work. Sutton is an artist whose practice explores the ways that performance art methodology can create new models for community development and social engagement. Working in a solo and collective context, her projects incorporate food, agriculture, television and street intervention, video, performance, and installation.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 6:30pm
  • It Smells Like Dubai

    It Smells Like Dubai

    February 17, 2014
    Todd Reisz will speak about contemporary urban developments in Dubai. Reisz is an architect, researcher, and writer currently focusing on the cities of the Gulf region, from both historical and contemporary perspectives. He is currently appointed the Daniel Rose Visiting Assistant Professor in Urbanism at Yale University School of Architecture. He is also the academic writing editor for Portal 9, a Beirut-based journal focused on cities in Arab countries.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 5pm
  • Art, Science and the Cosmic Connection: a slide talk by Monica Aiello and Tyler Aiello

    February 20, 2014
    In the space between art and science exists the artistic explorations of Monica and Tyler Aiello, the husband and wife team who translate the macro and micro of the Universe into form. The Aiellos will present a public side lecture in conjunction with the gallery exhibition Inner & Outer Space.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 5:00pm
  • A Day in the Life of a Museum

    A Day in the Life of a Museum

    February 27, 2014
    Join Dr. Catherine Bigley McGovern and Dr. Peter J. McGovern for an engaging lecture and discussion of the many ways the law impacts contemporary museums. As legal academics and practicing lawyers, their expertise ranges from protection of folklore to Nazi-era claims for restitution and from copyright law to the international trade in antiquities.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 5pm
  • Documenting a Generation of Palestinian Hip Hop

    Documenting a Generation of Palestinian Hip Hop

    March 5, 2014
    Visiting artist Jacqueline Salloum presents a screening of her feature length documentary Slingshot Hip Hop (2008 Sundance) followed by a Q&A session. Salloum is a New York based filmmaker and artist. During her MFA studies at New York University she created pop infused art (toys, gumball machines, etc) documenting histories of people, including her family, that have been altered or erased and challenging the stereotypes of Arabs. Salloum’s love for filmmaking began after creating her short video piece, Planet of the Arabs (2005 Sundance), she continues to write/direct films, music videos and teach workshops at universities and institutions in the US and internationally.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 5pm
  • Charismatic Bodies and the Performance of Feeling in German Gothic Sculpture—6th Annual Mary L. Heuser Lecture featuring Jacqueline Jung

    Charismatic Bodies and the Performance of Feeling in German Gothic Sculpture—6th Annual Mary L. Heuser Lecture featuring Jacqueline Jung

    March 17, 2014
    Jung is associate professor of medieval art and architecture at Yale University. She specializes in the art and architecture of the medieval West, with an emphasis on the figural sculpture of Gothic Germany and France.
    Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts 6:00pm

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