Third Annual Art Historians of the Twin Cities Symposium

The University of St. Thomas is pleased to host the Third Annual Art Historians of the Twin Cities Symposium.

Date & Time:

Saturday, February 17, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location:

O'Shaughnessy Educational Center Auditorium

Session I: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

“Printcrafts and Industrious Play in Early America”
Christina Michelon, PhD Candidate in Art History, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

“Early 20th-Century Postcards of Korean Gisaeng”
Susan Lee, Associate Professor of Art History, Concordia College, Moorhead

“Industrial West Duluth: From Murals, Memories, and the making of “Place””
Jennifer Webb, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Minnesota, Duluth

“Siah Armajani: Between Zero and One”
Victoria Sung, Assistant Curator of Visual Arts, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis


12-12:45 p.m.: Lunch Break

12:45-1 p.m.: Tour of the American Museum of Asmat Art spring exhibition with AMAA Director Dr. Eric Kjellgren

1-1:15 p.m.: Tour of the Department of Art History's spring exhibition with Department Chair Dr. Victoria Young


Session II: 1:30-3 p.m.

“The Butcher Boys: Trauma and Catharsis in Post-Apartheid South Africa”
Amy Nygaard Mickelson, Adjunct Faculty in Art History, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul

“Bodily Evidence: Tracey Emin’s My Bed and Nadia Myre’s Scar Project”
Shannon Flaherty, PhD Candidate in Art History, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

“Olafur Eliasson’s The Weather Project: Between the Endtime and Timelessness”
Frenchy Lunning, Professor of Liberal Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.