Since 1971 the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts has partnered with the department of art history and archaeology at the University of Maryland to present this annual symposium that brings together museum and academic communities and provides a platform for the latest research from graduate students in our region.
53rd Annual Sessions
Morning Session, 10:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Introduction and session moderated by Steven Nelson, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts
Annie Maloney, Emory University
“Saving Roman Painting: The Antiquarian Reproductions of Pietro Santi Bartoli (1635–1700)”
Introducer: Sarah McPhee
Jordan Hillman, University of Delaware
“Jules-Alexandre Grün: ‘An Enemy of the Authorities’?”
Introducer: Margaret Werth
Maria Puzyreva, University of Pennsylvania
“Hidden in the Landscape: Imperial Propaganda in Tokuriki Tomikichirō’s Wartime Prints”
Introducer: Julie Nelson Davis
Marco Polo Juarez Cruz, University of Maryland
“Entering Muralist Abstraction: Reimaging the Mexican Pavilion at the Osaka World’s Fair (1970)”
Introducer: Abigail McEwen
Afternoon Session, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Session moderated by Emily Catherine Egan, University of Maryland
Kyle Marini, Penn State University
“Two-Ply Art History: Parsing Threads of Iconographic Continuity and Rupture in Colonial Inca Embroidery”
Introducer: Amara Solari
Kate Sunderlin, Virginia Commonwealth University
“Medium and Myth in a Southern City: Plaster in the Studio of Edward Virginius Valentine and the Valentine Museum”
Introducer: Tobias Wofford
Kathryn Carney, University of Pittsburgh
“Modernizing the Body at German Hygiene Exhibitions, 1911–1930”
Introducer: Barbara McCloskey
Jessica Orzulak, Duke University
“Transcendent Futurisms: The Photography of Cara Romero”
Introducer: Kristine Stiles
Friday, March 3, 6:00 p.m.
George Levitine Lecture in Art History
Held at the University of Maryland, College Park
Weaponizing Nostalgia: Notes on the Absence and Presence of Indians in American Life
Paul Chaat Smith (Comanche Nation)
Curator, Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian
The symposium will begin on Friday when Paul Chaat Smith, citizen of the Comanche Nation and curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, will deliver this year’s George Levitine Lecture at the University of Maryland. This event is organized by the University of Maryland. Registration is required.