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Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention

AHCS Speaker Series 2020-21

AHCS Speaker Series 2020-2021

The lecture series would like to thank the Dean of Arts Development Fund at McGill, Media@McGill, and a generous anonymous donor for contributing to the series.

Unless otherwise noted, the events will take place at the Department of Art History and Communication Studies, Arts building, room W-215 at 4:00pm.

To subscribe to the AHCS Events mailing list, please contact: caitlin.loney [at]

Fall 2020

Nov 26: Deborah Galante

PhD Student, McGill University

Gino Boccasile: Art, Propaganda, and Racism in Fascist Italy: 1936-1944

Winter 2021

Jan 26: Nina Morena and Clinton Glenn

PhD Students, McGill University

#Mastectomy on Instagram: Gendered Loss and the Function of the Scar in Photography

Commemoration and Desecration: LGBT Visibility and National Memory in Vilnius, Lithuania


Feb 18: David Myles, Emily Colpitts and Jordan Kinder

Exploring the social implications of digital media algorithms for Canada’s LGBTQ+ communities


Mar 2: Rach Klein and Chris Gismondi

PhD Students, McGill University

The Many Lives of David Drake's Earthenware: Engraved Poetry in 19th-century Edgefield

How did we get here? Whiteness in British-North American Slavery and Colonialism


Mar 18: Patrick Brodie and James Jelinski

Wild Tides: Media Infrastructure and Built Space in Post-Financial Crisis Ireland

How Differences in Medium Contributed to an Understanding of the Information”: Tattooing, Printmaking, and Conceptual Art at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1970-73


Apr 6: Victoria Addona and Jhessica Reia

Supernatural Landscapes on the Early Modern Italian Stage

The Ephemeral Stages in the City: Understanding Street Performance and Urban Governance in the Americas


Apr 8: Nicolas Holt and Yuting Liu

PhD and MA students, McGill University

Sculpture in the Electromagnetic Field

Fluid Boundaries: Time, Space, Images in the "Guanyin Jingbian" of Mogao Cave 45









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