Seminar programme 2009/10
Unless otherwise notified the autumn term seminars will take place on: Mondays, 4.10pm - 6.00pm, Lecture Theatre 1, 43 Woodland Road, Bristol. All welcome.
- 12 October: History of Art Staff Research Presentations
- 19 October: Annual BIRTHA lecture, Professor Marina Warner, 'Present Enchantments: Magic After the Arabian Nights'. Please note: This event will be held at 5.15pm, in Lecture Theatre 2D1, Social Sciences, Priory Road
- 26 October: Visiting speaker: Professor Caroline Arscott (Courtauld Institute of Art), 'Plugged Burrows: Darwin, Earthworms and Aestheticism'
- 2 November: Professor David Jeremiah, 'Art and Industry - Britain in the 1880s'
- 9 November: READING WEEK (no seminar)
- 6 November: Staff member: Tricha Passes (University of Bristol), 'Café Cosmopolitanism in a Pre Starbucks Age? La Rotonde in Montparnasse'
- 23 November: Visiting speaker: Professsor David Hopkins (University of Glasgow), 'Duchamp’s Étant Donnés and the Rhetoric of Liberty;
- 30 November: Staff member: Dr Shelley Hales (University of Bristol), 'Rebuilding the Pompeian Court of the Crystal Palace: Comparing Victorian and contemporary immersive environments'
- 7 December: Visiting speaker:Professor Sam Smiles (University of Plymouth), 'Turner’s Last Years and the Problem of 'late style'
- 11 January: Professor Richard Read, University of Western Australia, `Reversed Paintings and the Conflict between Commercial and Academic Values in Fin-de-Siècle London and Paris`
- 25 January: Postgraduate Research Presentations: Medievalists (Gaie Burnet, Jon Cannon, Darrelyn Gunzburg)
- 1 February: Postgraduate Research Presentations: Early Modernists (Ann Haughton, Catherine Hunt, Theresa Vella)
- 15 February: Postgraduate Research Presentations: Nineteenth Century Specialists (Joanna Karlgaard, Laurence Shafe, Holly Williamson)
- 22 February: Dr Siobhán Shilton, `Visualising Diversity: Art and Diaspora in France`
- 1 March: Postgraduate Research Presentations: Classicists (Harriet Batten-Foster, Heather Crawley, Wendy Sijnesael)
- 8 March: Professor Emeritus Stephen Bann will speak on his exhibition, Painting History: Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey, on view at the National Gallery, London, 24 February-23 May 2010
- 15 March: Postgraduate Research Presentations: Modernists (Theodora Clarke, Rachel Flynn, Louise Hughes, Peter Stilton)
- 19 April: Dr Kate Nichols (Henry Moore Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow), `Mechanical Reproduction, Mass Audiences, and Beautiful Manufacture: Greek sculpture and Design Reform, 1830-1860)
- 26 April: no seminar; instead you are invited to attend the Inaugural Lecture by Derek Duncan, Professor of Italian Cultural Studies, at 5.30 p.m. in Lecture Theatre 3, Woodland Road
- 3 May: Bank Holiday; no seminar
- 10 May: short presentations by first-year postgraduates:
Emma Carey, title tba
Erica O’Brien, title tba
Wendy Sijnesael, `Constructing Time: Alma-Tadema in the Villa Borghese`)
Richard Wyatt, `From Bombs to Banksy: The Postwar Evolution of the Museum of Bristol with Special Reference to its Social Relevance`
- 17 May: Visiting Scholar Dr Luca Caddia: `Sub Rosa Aeternitatis: Alma-Tadema and the Collection of Identity`
- 24 May: preview presentations for `New Approaches to British Art, 1939-1969`:
Rachel Flynn, ` “Too Much of a Good Thing”?: Kenneth Clark and Graham Sutherland`
Jan Cox, `Keith Vaughan: The Dynamic Tension of Man versus Terrain`