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Job announcement: Assistant Professor in Contemporary Art in the Global World

Published: 12Sep2017

The Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University invites qualified applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Contemporary Art in the Global World (tenure...

Prof. Charmaine Nelson teaching at Harvard this fall

Published: 5Sep2017

Professor Charmaine Nelson is the 2017-18 William Lyon Mackenzie King Chair for Canadian Studies at Harvard University, where she will spend the year researching and teaching. http:/...

Book launch | Mary Hunter "The Face of Medicine: Visualising Medical Masculinities in Late Nineteenth-Century Paris"

14Sep201716:30

THE FACE OF MEDICINE: Visualising Medical Masculinities in Late Nineteenth-Century Paris /ahcsCategory: Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies

Speaker Series | Allison Morehead "When We Nurses Awaken: Edvard Munch and New Medical Women"

5Oct201716:00
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Edvard Munch's numerous depictions of nurses - paintings, prints, drawings, and photographs - are haunted by the themes of Henrik Ibsen's last play, When We Dead Awaken, which the radical lesbian...

Speaker Series | Philip Sohm "Vicarious painting and ludic visual projection"

2Nov201716:00
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(University of Toronto) With generous funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation ___ More information coming soon.    /ahcsCategory: Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies

Speaker Series | Zeynep D. Gürsel "A Picture of Health: The Search for a Genre to Visualize Care in Late Ottoman Istanbul"

26Oct201716:00
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This paper addresses a specific photographic album from the 1890s found in Ottoman Sultan Abdülhamit's palace archive which shows female patients of the Haseki Women's Hospital after they have...

Speaker Series | Amy Knight Powell "Airy Idols"

14Sep201716:00
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Paul's argument that “idols are nothing" was, in the middle ages and renaissance, often taken to mean that idols are mythical creatures, like centaurs. But Paul was also sometimes taken to mean...

"The Canadian Narrative about Slavery Is Wrong" | Prof. Nelson in The Walrus

Published: 25Jul2017

Casting ourselves as the “saviours” of African American fugitives fits neatly into our national identity. But this country, too, was founded on exploitation....

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