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Journal of Visual Culture

Colloquium in Visual Culture —Spring 2009
Thomas Library 224
Wednesday, 12:30 - 1:45 pm
Refreshments Served

February 4

Gianni Cicali

Department of Italian
Georgetown University
"Theater and the Visual Arts in the Italian Renaissance and Baroque"
Judith Rohrer
Department of Art History Emory University

"Building Meanings: A Polemical History of Gaudí's La Sagrada Família"

February 18

Jean-Michel Rabaté
Department of English
University of Pennsylvania

"Duchamp's Crimes: From the "infrathin" to "fait divers"



February 25

No Colloquium
College Art Association Annual Conference,
Los Angeles, California


March 4

Robert Folkenflik

Department of English
University of California, Irvine

"Johnson's Body and Reynolds' Portraits"

March 11

No Colloquium

Spring Break



Katie Halper


Documentary Filmmaker, New York

Screening and Q & A:
La Memoria es Vaga

Dorothea Dietrich

Department of Arts and Humanities Corcoran College of Art and Design

"I am 1, You are 0: Art, Cybernetics and Elitism in 1960s Germany"


Diala Toure

Department of History of Art
Bryn Mawr College

"Resistance, Emergence and Identity: Art Negre, Negritude and African Art at the 1966 Festival des Artes Negres in Dakar"

Carol Solomon
Independent College Programs
Haverford College

"The Empress Josephine: Visual Politics and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy"

Neil Christian Pages
Department of German and Russian Studies
SUNY Binghamton
"On the Intractable Image: Commemorative Practice in Haneke and Sebald"

April 22

Zoe Strauss

Photographer, Philadelphia

"America: We Love Having You Here"


Posters designed by
Lisa M. Kolonay