Graduate Roundtables

Graduate Roundtables are open to faculty and graduate students in the History of Art & Architecture and affiliated departments. They are held in List Art Center, room 423 (unless otherwise noted), with hybrid capability. To receive pre-circulated readings and to inquire about remote attendance, please write to [email protected]

Dates and times are subject to change. This page will be updated in a timely manner.

Spring 2022 Roundtables

Date + time Topic + presenter
Thursday, February 10, 12:00-1:00 pm Allison Pappas (HIAA) on her project, Framing the Field: Photography's Histories in American Institutions, funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for The Visual Arts and the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation.
Monday, February 14, 12:00-1:00 pm Graduate Student Town Hall
Thursday, February 24 at 12:00-1:00 pm Follow-up discussion, facilitated by Professor Lindsay Caplan, on Morehshin Allahyari's virtual artist talk, "The Needed Worlds," held on Wednesday, February 23 at 1:00 pm. Pre-circulated readings.
Monday, March 7, 10:30 am-12:00 pm Kajette Solomon (RISD, Social Equity and Inclusion Program Specialist) facilitates the workshop, "Social Equity and Inclusion in the Arts." Pre-circulated readings.
Tuesday, March 8, 12:00-1:00 pm Professor Holly Shaffer facilitates a discussion of a text by Anna Arabindan-Kesson, in anticipation of Arabindan-Kesson's talk, "Black Bodies, White Gold: Visualizing Value, Materializing Race in the Atlantic World," held on Wednesay, April 13 at 5:30 pm in Friedman Hall 102.
Thursday, March 17, 12:00-1:00 pm Current faculty research talks: Professor Emily Monty, "Prints as Documents of Artistic Networks: Francisco Potenzano and His Ecce homo between Rome and Zaragoza," and Professor Gretel Rodríguez, "Empathy as Resistance in Roman Commemorative Art".
Thursday, March 24, 12:00-1:00 pm Current Student Research: Dominic Bate, "Giles Hussey’s 'Scheem of Triangles': A New Approach to Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Britain."
Tuesday, April 12, 12:00-1:00 pm Follow-up discussion, facilitated by Professor Itohan Osayimwese, on Mpho Matsipa's talk, "Black Time and African Spatialities," held on Wednesday, April 6 at 5:30 pm, in Petteruti Lounge. Pre-circulated readings.
Tuesday, May 3, 12:00-1:00 pm Discussion with Karen Bouchard, Celia Muller, and Kappy Mintie on the current landscape of images, ethics, and copyright, and best practices for art historians. Coordinated by Professor Holly Shaffer.