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Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Art, Colby College “Changing the Joke: Racial Humor and American Vernacular Photography” In the decades following black emancipation, African Americans were the frequent subjects of humor in commercial photographs. Racial caricatures, whi...
Assistant Professor of Anthropology Maryland Institute College of Art “Coloring the Corpse: The Visual Culture of Chinese Death” From the black of a widow’s weeds, to the sackcloth of a mourning gown, and the white of a shroud, death ritual … Continue reading →
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, Swarthmore College “Miraculous Images and the Devotional Topography of Colonial Mexico City”
C. Brian RoseJames B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania;Peter C. Ferry Curator-in-Charge, Mediterranean Section, Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; Director, Gordion Archaeological Project “Archaeology, Museums, and War” The last fifteen years, in part...
Katharine E. McBride Professor Department of History of Art, Bryn Mawr College “Mask and Husk: Käthe Kollwitz’s Mourning Parents and Self-Portrait in Dialogue”
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