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Past Lectures & Events

Art and Gender: Global Perspectives Symposia Series '13-'14

Barbara Mandel Auditorium at The Mandel Center For Humanities

Monday, October 21, 2013, 3:30 - 5 pm

She Who Tells Her Story:  Women Photographers From Iran and the Arab World
Guest Speaker: Kristen Gresh, Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Assistant Curator of Photographs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Book signing and reception to follow   

Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 3:30 - 5 pm
The Sexual Politics of Minimalism 
Presented by Christopher Bedford, Henry and Lois Foster Director, Rose Art Museum
At the Rose Art Museum
Monday, November 18, 2013, 3:30 - 5 pm

Art as Subjugated Knowledge

Guest Artist from Belgrade: Milica Tomic

Reception to follow

Monday, December 2, 2013, 3:30 - 4:50 pm
Shaping Female Beauty in East Asian Societies
Presented by Associate Professor Aida Yuen Wong, Fine Arts Department, Brandeis University

Book launch and reception to follow

Martin Weiner Lecture Series 2013-2014

Thursday, October 24, 2013, 5 pm
The Human Behind the Machine: Warhol and His Photographic Enterprise
Presented by Guest Lecturer Reva Wolf

Foster Gallery, Rose Art Museum

Friday, November 1, 2013, 12:30 pm
American Modern: How and When American Art Came to the Museum of Modern Art
Guest Speaker: Esther Adler, Assistant Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, Museum of Modern Art
Co-Curator of the current exhibition "American Modern: Hopper to O'Keeffe"
Supported by the Poses Institute Grant
Mandel Center for the Humanities, G11 Ground Floor

Monday, November 18, 2013

Guest Artist: Heather Darcy Bhandari

Saturday, November 16, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
New England Renaissance Conference: 
"Thresholds of Faith and Fantasy: Spiritual Journeys and Real Spaces"
Featuring keynote address by Leonard Barkan, Princeton University, and concert by Nota Bene viol consort
Speakers: Nadja Aksamija (Wesleyan), Tom Conley (Harvard), Jodi Cranston (Boston University), Kenneth Gouwens (U. of Connecticut), Ramie Targoff (Brandeis), Oliver Tostmann (Gardner Museum)
Registration Required (, See link for full program
Mandel Center for the Humanities: Barbara Mandel Auditorium, Atrium