The Delaware Valley Medieval Association invites you to attend its fall 2021 symposium "Curating Art of the Global Middle Ages," on Saturday, Sept. 25, 1-4 p.m.
The event will consist of a roundtable (1-3 p.m.) in which participants will reflect upon recent and current curatorial projects as presented in short, prerecorded talks. Following the roundtable will be a discussion for students about curatorial careers in medieval art (3-4 p.m.).
Speakers and topics of pre-recorded talks include:
- Andrea Myers Achi Assistant Curator, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art “Curating The Good Life: Reflections on organizing an exhibition about joy in 2020”
- Kristen Collins Curator of Manuscripts, J. Paul Getty Museum and Gerhard Lutz Robert P. Bergman Curator of Medieval Art, Cleveland Museum of Art “Romanesque Reimagined: Curating across Disciplines”
- Amanda Luyster Senior Lecturer, Visual Arts Department, College of the Holy Cross “Old, Valuable, and Strange: Medieval Practices of Collection and Modern Global Exhibitions”
- Risham Majeed Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Ithaca College “Primitivism before/beyond Modernism”
- Elizabeth Dospĕl Williams Associate Curator, Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection “Transformative Processes and New Global Narratives: Reimagining the Permanent Byzantine Galleries at Dumbarton Oaks”
Space for this virtual event is limited, and registration is required.
The symposium is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College and organized by Alicia Walker (email@example.com).