Past Events

Fall 2018

Monday, September 17
Artist Talk | Robin Hill
Post-Baccalaureate Visiting Artist Series

Friday, October 12
Artist Talk | Liz Cohen
Post-Baccalaureate Visiting Artist Series

Tuesday, October 23
Artist Talk | Ria Brodell
Post-Baccalaureate Visiting Artist Series

Tuesday, November 6
Looted Art Symposium

Friday, November 9
Artist Talk | Tom McGrath
Post-Baccalaureate Visiting Artist Series

Monday, November 12
Artist Talk | Marc Handelman
Post-Baccalaureate Visiting Artist Series

Wednesday, November 14
Domesticity and Desire: Why Build a Modern House | Alice T. Friedman
Richard Saivetz ’69 Annual Memorial Architectural Lecture Series

Thursday, October 18
“She knew long before of the space in between” | Lecture by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons
Sponsored by Women, Sexuality, and Gender Studies

Tuesday, November 27
“Episodes in the History of Studying and Exhibiting Chinese Art in Postwar America” | Lecture by Noelle Giuffrida

Thursday, December 6
Artist Talk | Nevet Yitzhak
Sponsored by Schusterman Center for Israel Studies

Spring 2018

Thursday, February 15
Insuring the City: The Prudential Center and the Postwar Urban Landscape | Lecture by Elihu Rubin
Sponsored by The Richard Saivetz ’69 Annual memorial Architectural Lecture Series

Wednesday, February 7
Franca Martini | Artist Talk
Post-Baccalaureate Visiting Artist Series

Tuesday, March 6
Dressing for the Photographer: Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Clothes | Lecture by Wanda Corn

Monday, March 26
Mitigating Complexity: The Architecture of Tragedy and Hope | Lecture by Hagy Belzberg
Sponsored by The Richard Saivetz ’69 Annual memorial Architectural Lecture Series

Tuesday, April 10
How Architectual Drawings Changed What We Think about Architecture | Lecture by Jordan Kauffman
Sponsored by The Richard Saivetz ’69 Annual memorial Architectural Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 11
Jackie Gendel | Artist Talk
Post-Baccalaureate Visiting Artist Series

Friday, April 20
Natasha Bowdoin | Artist Talk
Post-Baccalaureate Visiting Artist Series

Fall 2017

Tuesday, October 10
Arts and Family Struggle during the Cultural Revolution in China | Lecture
Sponsored by the Fine Arts Department and the East Asian Studies Colloquium

Monday, October 16
Jennifer Samet | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Lecture Series

Tuesday, October 17
Meet the Majors | Fine Arts Department

Wednesday, November 8
Steve Locke | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Lecture Series

Spring 2017

Friday, February 3
Dr. Prasenjit Duara | Transcendence in a Secular World: Asian Traditions and a Sustainable Future
Lectures on Art and Environmental Crisis 

Tuesday, February 28
Okwui Enwezor | "Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and Atlantic, 1945-1965" 
Art | Race | Activism

Tuesday, March 21
Joseph Connors | Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University "Francesco Borromini (1599-1667): Personality and Destiny of a Baroque Genius" 
Richard Saivetz '69 Lectures in Architecture

Wednesday, March 22
Lisa Reindorf | "Artists confront Climate change Mapping the Effects on the Land"
Lectures on Art and Environmental Crisis 

Thursday, March 23
John Beldon Scott | Director of the School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa "Guarini's Chapel of the Holy Shroud in Turin: Faith in Geometry"
Richard Saivetz '69 Lectures in Architecture

Friday, March 24
Discussion by Ambassador of Tuvalu, Art Historian, and Eco-Art Historian
Lectures on Art and Environmental Crisis 

Tuesday, March 28
Cullen Washington Jr | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Tuesday, March 28
Toshiko Mori | Dialogue in Architecture
Richard Saivetz '69 Lectures in Architecture

Monday, April 3
Cristi Rinklin | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Thursday, April 19
Brandeis International Conference on Taiwanese Art

Fall 2016

Wednesday, September 14
Allison Smith | Site Visit in Cambridge, MA

Thursday, October 13
Mobile Seminar | The Glass House

Wednesday, October 19
Chakaia Booker | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Wednesday, October 26
Daniela Rivera | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Thursday, October 27
Screening of Hidden Legacy with actress Takayo Fischer

Friday, October 28
Mark Bradford at the Venice Biennale | Talk by Christopher Bedford

Wednesday, November 9
Matt Saunders | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Spring 2016

Monday, February 1
Jane South | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Tuesday, February 2
Germaine Ingram | Performance of “Freedom Underfoot” and Talkback
Art | Race | Activism

Wednesday, February 3
Germaine Ingram | Keynote Address for DEIS Impact: "The Law and the Stage: Platforms for Pursuing Social Justice"

Art | Race | Activism

Wednesday, February 24
Angela Dufresne | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Monday, February 29
Erik den Breejen | Artist Talk
Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Tuesday, March 15
Camille A. Brown | Artist Talk and Workshop
Art | Race | Activism

Wednesday, March 16
James Montford | Artist Talk
Art | Race | Activism

Wednesday, March 23
Theaster Gates | Lecture and Award Ceremony | A Cursory Sermon on Art and the City
Art | Race | Activism

Wednesday, March 30
Nicole Fleetwood | Looking in/Looking Out: Prison Portraits and the Visual Archive of Mass Incarceration
Art | Race | Activism

Tuesday, April 5
Njideka Akunyili Crosby | Artist Talk
Art | Race | Activism

Sunday, April 7
Rick Lowe in conversation with Christopher Bedford
Art | Race | Activism

Tuesday, April 12
Amie Siegel | In Conversation with Kim Conaty

Saivetz Architectural Symposium

Friday, April 15
Dan Welden | Master Printer | Lecture 

Monday, April 18
Rick Lowe | Artist Talk
Art | Race | Activism

Monday, April 18
Shanay Jhaveri | Lecture
Saivetz Architectural Symposium

Fall 2015

Wednesday, October 28 

Roger White

Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Thursday, November 5
Anne Harris


Post Baccalaureate Program Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Thursday, November 5

Nevet Yitzhak | Artist Talk

Art | Race | Activism

Thursday, November 12

Salah Hassan | Contemporary African Art as a Paradoz: Is "Afropolitan" the Answer?

Co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

Art | Race | Activism

Thursday, November 19 

Tavia Nyong'o | The Fugitive Present: Sweet Sweetback and The Mythic Being

Co-sponsored by the Theatre Arts and Women, Gender and Sexuality Departments

Art | Race | Activism



Monday, November 30 

Yoshua Okón | Artist Talk

Co-sponsored by Latino and Latin American Studies

Art | Race | Activism

Wednesday, December 2

KRS-One | Artist Talk

Co-sponsored by Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation; Intercultural Center; the International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life; Music; Ofce of the Dean of Arts and Sciences; Ofce of the Dean of Students; the Social Justice and Social Policy Program; and WBRS Radio

Art | Race | Activism