Upcoming Events 2016-17


History of Art and Architecture Department Events

January 6 thru May 31, 2017 Exhibit | Works from Architectures of Islam & Architectures and Urbanism of Africa Rockefeller Library Hours
Finn Reading Room Cases
John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library
10 Prospect Strett 
date TBD
12:00 pm 
Faculty and Grads Diversity and Inclusion Workshop

List 423 
February 9
5:30 pm

'Asian Materialities' Lecture Series Event 
Bai Qianshen, Zhejiang University Chinese Calligraphy

List Art Center Room TBD 
February 21 12:00pm-1:00pm    

"Armchair Safaris:  Representations of the African Diaspora at 21st Century Zoos" Snacks and caffeine will be provided. 
Itohan Osayimwese
RSVP to csrea@brown.edu
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) 

Lippitt House  


February 23  12:00-1:00pm

Joukowsky Brown Bag Talk  

Lia Dykstra 

"An Authentic Fake:  Appropriating Romanesque Architecture for Barcelona's 1929 International Exposition"  
Joukowsky Center
February 23  5:30pm

'Asian Materialities' lecture series event 
Bai Qianshen, Zhejian University 

"The play of Strange Characters in Late Ming to Early Qing Calligraphy"   
List Art Room 110
date TBD
12:00 pm 
Frick talk presenter Frick talk run through
March 10
Itohan Osayimwese  

Urban Studies Bus tour of Providence (sign up on urban Studies website)  "Portable Providence"
Bus Tour 
March 14  5:30pm
Wu Hung, Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Art History, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College;  Director, Center for the Art of East Asia; Consulting Curator, Smart Museum of Art University of Chicago

Annual Anita Glass Memorial Lecture      "The Inscribed Studio Portrait as Self-image:  Photographing a New Self in Early Twentieth Century China 
List Art Room 120
March 21 4:00pm  

'Asian Materialities' lecture series Event 
Phillip Bloom, Indiana University, Bloomington Collected Like Clouds': Facts and Fantasies in the Daitokuji  Five Hundred Arhats  

List Art Room 120
March 23
5:30 pm

'Asian Materialities' Lecture Series Event 
Phillip Bloom, Indiana University, Bloomington Buddhist Art

List Art Center Room TBD 
date TBD
12:00 pm 
April 4 5:30pm
Cecily Hilsdale McGill University

'Asian Materialities' Lecture Series Event 
"From Enlightenment to Edification:  Illuminating the buddha in Byzantium and Beyond"

List Art Room 120 
April 4

Roundtable IFA/Frick Symposium Talk
Emmy Mickevicius   "A Photographic Minimalism? Lewis Baltz in New Topographics, 1975' 

List Art Room 425
April 27
5:30 pm

'Asian Materialities' Lecture Series Event 
Cecily Hilsdale, McGill University Afterlife of the Buddha
date TBD
12:00 pm 
Visiting Scholar Li Xue Title TBA
May 2  Roundtable  Max Page, Professor of Architecture and History  Director of Historic Preservation Initiatives, UMass Amherst   "Why Preservation Matters"

For more information, please contact Marjorie_Lane@Brown.edu