Thievery

The Anxiety of Influence and Appropriation

The Seventh Biennial Bryn Mawr College Graduate Group Symposium

December 4-5, 2009


Featured Respondent: Robert Nelson, Robert Lehman Professor, History of Art, Yale University

Sponsored by the Graduate Group, the Center for Visual Culture and the Departments of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Greek, Latin and Classical Studies, and History of Art

Graduate Group

SCHEDULE

Friday, December 4

2:00 - 4:00 pm 
Registration, Carpenter Library

4:00 - 4:30 pm
Tea, Quita Woodward Room

4:30 - 5:45 pm
Roundtable - A CONSIDERATION OF DISCIPLINARY CONCERNS

Roundtable discussion led by Bryn Mawr College Graduate Group Student Representatives:

  • Joelle Collins
    "Roman Copies, Greek Originals and Modern Perceptions -- A Historiography of Ancient Roman Sculpture"
  • Matthew Feliz
    "Raiding the Archive: An Art Historical Perspective on Appropriation"
  • Jessica Sisk
    "Sons of Hermes: Translation, Theft, and Classical Studies"

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Reception in the Rare Book Room, Canaday Library

 

Saturday, December 5
9:00 am to 5:30 pm

All events are scheduled in Carpenter Library B21 unless otherwise noted.

8:15 - 9:00 am
Breakfast Gathering, Quita Woodward Room

9:00 - 9:10 am
Welcome

9:10 - 9:45 am
Opening Remarks

9:45 - 11:00 am
SESSION 1- LOOTING: RETHINKING LOSS OF OWNERSHIP

 

11:00 - 11:15 am
Coffee Break, Quita Woodward Room

11:15 am - 1:00 pm
SESSION 2 - COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT: RETHINKING LOSS OF ORIGINALITY

1:00 - 2:15 pm
Lunch, Dorothy Vernon Room in Haffner Hall

2:15 - 3:30 pm
SESSION 3 - IDENTITY THEFT: RETHINKING LOSS OF IDENTITY

 

3:30 - 3:45 pm
Coffee Break, Quita Woodward Room

3:45 - 5:00 pm
SESSION 4 - HISTORY AS THEFT: RETHINKING DERIVATION, ECLECTICISM, AND NARRATIVE

 

 

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