From Amelia Goerlitz: On December 10th in Washington, the Smithsonian Fellows Lectures in American Art.
The Smithsonian Fellows Lectures in American Art
Friday, December 10, 1 to 5 p.m.
Please join us for an afternoon of talks by Smithsonian fellows featuring current scholarship on American art. The lectures are organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and will take place in the museum’s McEvoy Auditorium, 8th and G Streets NW, Washington, D.C. This event is open to the public, and no reservations are required. For more information, please e-mail GoerlitzA@si.edu or phone (202) 633-8353.
First session, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Gisela Parak, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munich
“A Wilderness Commercialized? Innovation and Repetition in Nineteenth-Century Landscape Photography”
Prudence Ahrens, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Queensland
“Imagining the Pacific in the Wake of Western Modernity: John La Farge in Tahiti”
Respondent: Cynthia Mills, Historian, American Art Museum
Second session, 3 to 5 p.m.
Elizabeth McGoey, Predoctoral Fellow, Indiana University
“Staging Modern Domesticity: Art and the Constructed Interior in America, 1925-40”
Meredith Brown, Predoctoral Fellow (at Archives of American Art), The Courtauld Institute of Art
“Making Room: Artist-run Spaces of the 1970s”
Bridget Gilman, Sara Roby Predoctoral Fellow in Twentieth-Century American Realism, University of Michigan
“Re-envisioning Everyday Spaces: Photorealism in the San Francisco Bay Area”
Respondent: Virginia Mecklenburg, Senior Curator, American Art Museum