Winter 2015 AHCS Speaker Series
Associate Professor, History of Art, Tulane University
"Italian Art, Transcultural Exchange, and Marco Polo's Tomatoes"
Brian Larkin "Techniques of Inattention: Religion and the Mediality of Loudspeakers in Nigeria" | AHCS Speaker Series
Associate Professor, Barnard College, Columbia University
Rachael Z. DeLue
Associate Professor, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University
"Arthur Dove’s Things"
Jamel Shabazz | Mini-Beatty Lecture | "Pieces of a Man": The life and work of a New York street photographer"
"Pieces of a Man": The Life and Work of a New York Street Photographer
Jamel Shabazz speaking at McGill on October 9th, 2014
Walter Benn Michaels | Speaker Series | “Diversité, egalité ou théâtralité? From Mallarmé and Meillassoux to Arthur Ou and Mabou"
Walter Benn Michaels
Professor, UIC Department of English
Media@McGill Speaker, 2014-2015.
“Diversité, egalité ou théâtralité? From Mallarmé and Meillassoux to Arthur Ou and Mabou"
Dr. Vicki Mayer
Don Thompson | Speaker Series | “The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art"
“The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art."
Emeritus Nabisco Brands Professor of Marketing and Strategy at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto
Co-sponsored with the Art History & Communication Studies Student Association
Innovation is a buzzword with remarkable contemporary currency, one frequently instrumentalized in the constant search for new technologies, means of production, market adaptations, scientiﬁc discoveries and social changes. With its more insidious applications in mind, a number of recent academic discussions – from visual culture studies and the global art history to the history of science and media archaeology – have come to treat the paradigm with caution, even scepticism.
AHCS Departmental Symposium 2014