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Journal of Visual Culture

Colloquium in Visual Culture —Fall 2008
Thomas Library 224
Wednesday, 12:30 - 1:45 pm
Refreshments Served

September 24

Kimberly Bowes

Department of Classics,
Cornell University
"Architecture, Agency and Social History: The Case of the Late Roman Villa"
Joshua Shannon

Department of Art and Archaeology, University of Maryland

“A Loft without Labor: Donald Judd and the Postmodernization of New York”

October 8

Jonathan Eburne

Departments of English and Comparative Literature,
Penn State University

“Breton’s Wall, Carrington’s Kitchen: Toward an Archeology of Surrealist Knowledge”



Fall Break


October 22

John Zarobell

Assistant Curator, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

“Criticism and Practice in Modern Art”

October 29

Imke Meyer

Department of German,
Bryn Mawr College

“‘We Will Make You Happy’: Affect, Space and Globalization in Barbara Albert’s Film Free Radicals


Brigid Doherty


Department of German,
Princeton University

“Rilke, Cézanne and the Origins of Introjection”

Larry Silver

Department of the History of Art, University of Pennsylvania

“Cultural Selection, or the Origins of Pictorial Species”


Matthew Shoaf

Department of Art, Ursinus College

“Fraud’s New Clothes: Temptations of Late Medieval Italian Painting”


December 3

Catherine Brown

Department of Romance Languages and Comparative Literature, University of Michigan

“Remember the Hand: Early Iberian Scribes & the Articulate


Posters designed by
Lisa M. Kolonay