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Smithsonian American Art Museum Virtual Fellows Lectures

May 12 @ 8:00 am - May 14 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0

Wednesday, May 12, 2:30–5 p.m. ET
Thursday, May 13, 2:30–5 p.m. ET
Friday, May 14, 2:30–5 p.m. ET
Join the 2020–2021 class of Smithsonian American Art Museum research fellows as they present new scholarship on a range of topics and time periods, media, and messages. This series of lectures presented entirely online highlights a new generation of scholars who are pushing boundaries and helping us understand the importance of examining and re-examining American art through new perspectives. More information and a detailed schedule are available at AmericanArt.si.edu/research/fellowslectures.
Wednesday, May 12, 2:30–5 p.m. ET
Moderated by Crawford Alexander Mann III, curator of prints and drawings, Smithsonian American Art Museum
• Sirpa Salenius, Terra Foundation for American Art Senior Fellow, University of Eastern Finland
Otium et Negotium: Edmonia Lewis, Sallie Mercer, and Sarah Parker Remond in Italy
• Serena Qiu, predoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution, University of Pennsylvania
An Audience with the Empress: The Placement of Cixi’s Portrait in the 1904 St. Louis Exposition
• Allison Robinson, predoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution, University of Chicago
‘Certain fields must be excluded in this first project’: Defining the American Craftsman in the Index of American Design
Thursday, May 13, 2:30–5 p.m. ET
Moderated by Saisha Grayson, curator of time-based media, Smithsonian American Art Museum
• Pierre-Jacques Pernuit, Terra Foundation for American Art Predoctoral Fellow, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Phantasmagoric Abstract Painting: Thomas Wilfred’s Mobile Color Theatre 1918–1925
• Ana Gabriela Rodriguez, predoctoral fellow in Latinx art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Courtauld Institute of Art
Alternative Visions: Puerto Rico’s Generación del 50 between the graphic and photographic
• Lauren van Haaften-Schick, predoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Cornell University
“Use the system as a pipeline”: Artists’ Resale Royalties to the Redistribution of Wealth
Friday, May 14, 2:30–5 p.m. ET
Moderated by Mary Savig, the Lloyd Herman Curator of Craft, Smithsonian American Art Museum
• Janine DeFeo, predoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution, City University of New York, The Graduate Center
Commensality and Its Discontents: Alison Knowles’s 1960’s Food Scores
• Theo Gordon, predoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution, The Courtauld Institute of Art
How Was Art Mobilized by Sexual Politics in 1980?
• Cyle Metzger, predoctoral fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Stanford University
Body Doubles: Gender Transformation in Greer Lankton’s Dolls
Location: Online
Tickets: Free | Registration Required via Eventbrite
Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smithsonian-american-art-museum-virtual-fellows-lectures-tickets-146458871427?aff=FellowsThirdParty

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May 12 @ 8:00 am UTC+0
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May 14 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
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