2010-2011 Newberry Seminar in American Art and Visual Culture

2010-2011 Seminars

Friday, October 1, 2010
“Portraits of Noteworthy Character” Amy M. Mooney, Columbia College Chicago “Picturing Things: Collage and the Composition of American Artists” Lauren Kroiz, University of Wisconsin-Madison Commentator: Patricia Smith Scanlan, Indiana University
Friday, November 12, 2010
“Building the Liberal Imagination: Paul Rudolph, Yale University, and the Postwar American City” Michael H. Carriere, Milwaukee School of Engineering “Curtained Walls: Architectural Photography, the Farnsworth House, and the Opaque Mythology of Transparency” Sarah M. Dreller, University of Illinois at Chicago Commentator: Joseph Rosa, University of Michigan Museum of Art
Friday, January 28, 2011
“First Chicago: The 1812 Fort Dearborn Massacre in the Early Republic” Ann Durkin Keating, North Central College “Memorialization vs. Marginalization: Contemporary Vernacular Landscapes and the American Civil War” Maura Lyons, Drake University Commentator: Kim Theriault, Dominican University
Friday, April 8, 2011
“Messiness: Embodying Experience in Gilded Age American Landscape Painting” Adrienne Baxter Bell, Marymount Manhattan College “Rethinking ‘Luminism’: Aestheticizing Tendencies in Mid-Nineteenth Century American Landscape Painting” Alan Wallach, College of William and Mary “The Landscape of Art: Evangelical Space in the American Renaissance” Jerome Tharaud, University of Chicago