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Boston University Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art

From: Francesca Bewer <francesca_bewer<-a>
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2008
The following is posted on behalf of Melissa Renn, Ph.D student and
Symposium Coordinator, Art History Department, Boston University.

The 24th Annual Boston University Graduate Student Symposium on the
History of Art

    Keynote Address
    Boston University Art Gallery
    855 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA, 02215
    Friday, March 28, 2008
    5:30 pm

    Jen Mergel
    Assistant Curator, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
    In Light of Blindness: Seeing Damage as a Generative Force

Graduate Symposium
Riley Seminar Room
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
Saturday, March 29, 2008
10am - 3pm

    10am    Coffee

    10:30am Morning Session
            Moderator: Beth Pugliano, Boston University

    10:40am Kimberley Muir
            The Art Institute of Chicago/Queen's University, Canada
            Restoring Works of Art When Damage Carries Meaning

    11am    Rosario Ines Granados Salinas
            Harvard University
            Memory Ablaze: The Destruction of a Mission Church

    11:20am Nathan James Peterson
            University of Iowa
            Restoring the Summer Palace from Ruins to an Amusement

    11:40am Question and Answer

    12pm    Lunch

    1pm     Coffee

    1:30pm  Afternoon Session
            Moderator: Catherine Walsh, Boston University

    1:40pm  Catherine Roach,
            Columbia University
            Taking Pictures: Dean Keller's Photographs of Looted
            Artworks During World War II

    2pm     Michael Alvar de Baca
            Harvard University
            Broken Bodies in the Landscape of Memory: Anne Truitt's
            Hardcastle (1962)

    2:20pm  Shira Brisman
            Yale University
            Shifting Perspective: Desecration and Re-dedication in
            R.B. Kitaj

    2:40pm  Question and Answer

For more information please contact

    Melissa Renn
    Symposium Coordinator
    Art History Department
    Boston University,

    mrenn<-a t->bu< . >edu

or visit


This event is sponsored by The Humanities Foundation at Boston
University; the Art History Department, Boston University; the
Graduate Student Organization, Boston University; and the Boston
University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery.

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