Monday, March 4, 2013

Art history symposium at UALR

Posted By on Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 11:46 AM

From the Gates of Paradise
  • From the "Gates of Paradise"

The 23rd annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium, to be held Thursday and Friday this week at UALR, has much to recommend it. A talk on Turner, Italian art, Mayan art, editorial cartoons and, of special interest to those interested in the feminine, "Ambiguity in the Portrayal of Maids in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting," by Jeanne Vockroth of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Try to make some of this free symposium, all in the Fine Arts Building room 161. Dr. Floyd Martin, 569-3182, is the contact person. Here's the schedule:

THURSDAY, March 7

Keynote lecture, 7:30 p.m.: “Purposeful Choices and Clever Surprises: Conflict, Resolution, and Contemporary Relevance in Lorenzo Ghiberti’s Gates of Paradise," by Dr. William R. Levin, Centre College, Danville, Ky.

FRIDAY, March 8

09:10-09:30: "The ‘Awe’ in Turner’s Work," Mariah Morris, UCA
09:30-09:50: "Gustave Moreau and the Development of Symbolism," Hannah Mosby, UCA
09:50-10:10: "Tea in the Afternoon: John White Alexander and ‘The Gossip,’" Jeanne-Marie Meyer, UALR
10:10-10:30: "The Rising Sun Never Sets: ‘Japonisme’ Found in Japan’s Contemporary Print Culture," Nick Langley, HSU
10:50-11:10: "The Hours of Engelbert of Nassau: A Discussion of Two Narrative Sequences," Natalie Pickle, UALR
11:10-11:30: "The Quiet Reformation: Evangelicalism and Church Architecture in Early Modern Italy," Michael Hartman, UAF
11:30-11:50: "Ambiguity in the Portrayal of Maids in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting," Jeanne Vockroth, UAF
11:50-12:10: "Class Identity and Ornamentation in Twentieth-Century Trinidad," Leniqueca Welcome, UAF
1:25-1:4: "An Iconographical Analysis of the Façade of the Tomb of Ukit Kan Le’k Tok’ at Ek’ Balam, Yucatán," Meredith Bagby Fettes, UALR
1:45-2:15: "Art of Negotiation: Pre-Columbian Motifs within the Monastic Space of Sixteenth-Century Ixmiquilpan," Elizabeth Owen, UAF
2:15-2:25: Fragmented Memory: The Church of San Francisco, Mexico City, as a Lieu de mémoire," Laurence McMahon, UAF
2:25-02:45: "Rafael Pineda (Rapé): Online Editorial Cartoons and Caricature as Activist Art Form in Mexico Today," Héctor R. Garcia, UCA
2:45-03:45: Comments on Papers and Additional Remarks, Dr. Levin.

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