New Directions in Visual Culture, a 2007-2008 Series of Public Conferences
October 25-27, 2007: Visual Theory: Interruption, Interference, Intervention
Mini-conference with Norman Bryson and Kaja Silverman, including public lectures, workshops and a research colloquium.
November 6-9, 2007: Islam, Religion and Visual Culture
Mini-conference with Finbarr Barry Flood, Mazyar Lotfalian, Hamid Naficy and Jessica Winegar, including a screening, public lectures, workshops and a research colloquium.
February 7-8, 2008: Visualizing Science
Mini-conference with Michael Lynch, including a public lecture, workshop, research colloquium and exhibition.
April 9-11, 2008: Interdisciplinarity and the University Art Museum
Mini-conference with Amy Lonetree and Alan Shestack.
March 11, 2008: Public lecture by Camilo Trumper, PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of California-Berkeley. “ ‘A ganar la calle’: The Politics of Public Space and Public Art in Santiago, Chile, 1970-1973.”
Presented by the Visual Culture Cluster Hire Search Committee. Co-Sponsored by Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies and the Department of History.
March 25, 2008: Public lecture by Lyle Massey, Assistant Professor, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University. "'Galen never inspected a woman's uterus, even in his dreams...': Gendering the Anatomical Body in the Renaissance." Sponsored by the Visual Culture Cluster Hire Search Committee. Co-sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies and the Department of Art History.
March 27, 2008: Public lecture by Janet Vertesi, Ph.D. Candidate, Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University.
"'Seeing Like a Rover': Image Processing on the Mars Exploration Rover Mission." Sponsored by the Visual Culture Cluster Hire Search Committee. Co-sponsored by the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies and the Department of the History of Science.
April 1, 2008: Public lecture by Adam Kern, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. "The Geisha's Forbidden Comicbook: Gender, Advertising, and the Visual-Verbal Imagination in Early Modern Japan."
Sponsored by the Visual Culture Cluster Hire Search Committee. Co-sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies and the Department of East Asian Languages and Literature.