Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

The Barnes Foundation, Comcast Auditorium, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium on the History of Art

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This symposium brings together graduate students from nine mid-Atlantic colleges and universities to present current research in the field of art history. Each session includes presentations followed by a moderated discussion.
10-11:30am: Session 1
Nicole Brown, Princeton University
Living Trees on Stone Bases: The Urbanization of Nature in Roman Art
Amanda K. Chen, University of Maryland
The Fortune of a Freedwoman: Iconography and Identity in Context at the Tomb of Naevoleia Tyche
Michelle DiMarzo, Temple University
Titian and the Culture of Mid-Century Rome
11:30 am-1 pm: Lunch break
1-2:30 pm: Session 2
Laura Almeida, Penn State University
Forgetting the Best of LIFE: Vik Muniz's Memory Renderings
Emily Warner, University of Pennsylvania
Abstraction Unframed: Abstract Expressionism, Public Space, and the Postwar City
Spencer Wigmore, University of Delaware
‘A Spunky and Skittish Creature': Examining the Animal Body in Thomas Eakins' Equestrian Sculptures
2:30-3 pm: Coffee break
3-4:30 pm: Session 3
Kira Maye Albinsky, Rutgers University
Conspicuous Devotion: The Arciconfraternita del SS. Crocifisso di San Marcello a Roma
Michelle Al-Ferzly, Bryn Mawr College
Enviable Possessions: The Thirteenth-Century Gemellions of Limoges
Orsolya Mednyánszky, John Hopkins University
To Guide the Wandering Mind: A Therapeutic Triptych in Esztergom
Free; registration required. Reserve free general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.
Co-organized by Bryn Mawr College in collaboration with Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania.