SymposiumOn Friday, April 25 2014, Chapman hosted the fourth annual Chapman Art History Symposium. The symposium included introductions and welcomes by Dr. Wendy Salmond, Chapman art professor and Areni Nuyujukian, president of the Art History Club. The symposium included featured keynote speaker, Dr. Jessica Keating. Dr. Keating gave a fascinating lecture on “Transcultural Metamorphosis: the Case of the Diana Automaton."

+-April 25, 2014

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jessica Keating from USC, "Transcultural Metamorphosis: The Case of the Diana Automaton"

In case you missed it:

Here is the symposium flyer and below are the links to watch the speakers' presentation.

Jessica Keating

Molly Claire Gillett

Alissa Frese

Camilo Montoya Guevara

Desiree Annis

Yelena Liepelt

Phillip Karjeker

+-April 26, 2013

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Meredith Cohen from UCLA, “Saint Louis and the Cult of Kingship at the Sainte-Chapelle of Paris”

About Dr. Cohen: Meredith Cohen obtained her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2004 and joins UCLA after having spent a decade conducting research and teaching at universities in England and France. She specializes in the art, architecture, and urban development of high medieval Europe (c. 1000 – c. 1450). Her research and teaching focus on issues concerning the social and ideological functions of art and architecture, production and reception, as well as historiography. In 2010, she curated (with Xavier Dectot) an exhibition on medieval Paris at the Musée national du Moyen-Âge—Thermes de Cluny, titled Paris, ville rayonnante (“Paris, Rayonnant City”) (ed. RMN, 2010). She has published articles on the Sainte-Chapelle in Speculum and Res. Other articles and book reviews have dealt with medieval Paris, the “Court Style,” and French royal history. Meredith Cohen is completing a monograph on the Sainte-Chapelle and royal architecture in thirteenth-century Paris.

+-April 27, 2012

Keynote Speaker

Liz Kotz, UC Riverside
"Video Projection: The Space between Screens"

keynote speaker


Patricia E. Kim, UC Berkley
It's a Woman's World: The Case of the South Italian Squat Lekythos from the Hearst Museum."


Kristina Borrman, UC Berkley
"The David Plates: Romantic Love and Divine Blessing"


Cmeron C. McKee, UC Berkley
"The Fin-de-Siecle Marian Fetish: Woman and French Society within the Work of Maurice Denis."


Sheida Koufigar, CSULB
"How Persian Art Taught Gauguin to be Modern."


Katelyn Rispoli, CSULB
"The Calavera: A Journey from Symbol to Social Satire, and Back."


Lauren Cooley, Occidental
"Asco and Gender: The Limits of an Activist Artistic Practice."


Ayanna Dozier, Chapman
"The Empire Strikes Back: A Look at the Sequential and Graphic Narrative in the Rosta Windows."


+-April 29, 2011

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Karen Kleinfelder, CSULB
Professor of Art History


Kelly C. Tang, UCLA
Macro Microcosms and Engagements with Tradition: Zhan Wang's Jiashanshi

Nadia L. Castro, CSULB
Perceptions of the Abstract Gesture: Approaches to Gestural Abstraction in the Ceramics of Shoji Hamada

Benjamin Halpern, Standford
What is AMO?
Ren Koolhaas and the Architecture of Sociology

Charlie Martensen, USC
Mirror Mirror: Empathy, Mirror Neurons, and the Art of Alan Sonfist

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