8 (Friday) 2:45 pm - 9 (Saturday) 3:30 pm
William Johnston Building (WJB)
143 Honors Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1231
The Florida State University Department of Art History will host the 36th Annual Graduate Student Symposium on March 8 & 9, 2019 in room 2005 of the William Johnston
The Florida State University Department of Art History will host the 36th Annual Graduate Student Symposium on March 8 & 9, 2019 in room 2005 of the William Johnston Building. Graduate students from around the country will present papers over the weekend’s three sessions, with each paper followed by critical discussions with the audience. Papers will then be considered for inclusion in Athanor, our internationally distributed journal.
This year’s keynote speaker is Michele H. Bogart, Professor in the Department of Art at Stony Brook University. She is the author of Sculpture in Gotham: Art and Urban Renewal in New York City; Artists, Advertising, and the Borders of Art; Public Sculpture and the Civic Ideal in New York City, 1890-1930; and The Politics of Urban Beauty: New York and Its Art Commission. Recently she has been a leading contributor to discussions of controversial, historical monuments. Professor Bogart will present “Thinking Differently about Statues” on Friday, March 8 at 5:30 pm in WJB 2005.