ILLINOIS Program for Research Humanities

PRESENTS

A ONE-DAY SYMPOSIUM

MEMORY AND THE VISUAL

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

I HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER

CHANCELLOR BALLROOM

1900 SOUTH FIRST STREET, CHAMPAIGN

– FEATURING KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS BY:

* MARITA STURKEN (Media, Culture, and Communication, NYU)

“Visuality and the Memory of War: The Erasure of Iraq”

* LISA SALTZMAN (History of Art, Bryn Mawr)

“Stages of Memory: Charlotte Salomon and Chantal Akerman in Berlin”

* ERIKA DOSS (American Studies, Notre Dame)

“Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America”

– ALSO FEATURING:

Jonathan Ebel (Religion, UI)

Cara A. Finnegan (Communication, UI)

Elisabeth R. Friedman (Art History, ISU)

Philip Graham (English/Creative Writing, UI)

Martin J. Holland (Landscape Architecture, UI)

Kristine Nielsen (IPRH Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, UI)

Anke Pinkert (Germanic Languages and Literatures/Media and Cinema Studies, UI)

David Prochaska (History, UI)

Michael Rothberg (English/Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Initiative, UI)

Gabriel Solis (Music/African American Studies/Anthropology, UI)

Deke Weaver (New Media/Art + Design, UI)

Terri Weissman (Art History, UI)

THE FULL SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE, SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES, AND PRESENTATION ABSTRACTS CAN BE FOUND ON THE IPRH WEB CALENDAR, HERE:

http://www.iprh.illinois.edu/news/calendar/

THE SYMPOSIUM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

The I Hotel and Conference Center is located at the intersection of First Street and St. Mary’s Road (south of Assembly Hall).

Free parking is available; the I Hotel is also served by the MTD’s 9 Brown and 1 Yellow Routes.

For more information about this symposium, please contact the IPRH at 244-3344 or iprh@illinois.edu.

Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

805 West Pennsylvania Avenue, MC-057

Urbana, IL 61801

Tel: (217) 244-3344

Fax: (217) 333-9617

http://www.iprh.illinois.edu/

 

Art & the Visual Symposium, 4_1_11-Schedule

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