International Graduate Student Workshop and Symposium

October 11-12, 2018

The University of Delaware and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Thursday, October 11: Graduate Student Workshop
Old College Hall, Room 211, University of Delaware, 8:30am-5:30pm
Open to invited participants only

Friday, October 12: Graduate Student Symposium
Rotunda, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 8:30am-2:00pm
Free and open to the public

Schedule of Events: Friday, October 12

Click here for a PDF version of the Friday program

8:30am: Registration

8:45am: Welcome

9:00am: Remarks from Graduate Student Committee
Graduate Student Committee Members: Meghan Angelos, Kate Burnett Budzyn, Nora Ellen Carleson, Anne Cross, Tiarna Doherty, Hee Eun (Helena) Kim, Zoë Wray

9:15-9:35am: Susan Eberhard, University of California, Berkeley
Metal Modalities of Appropriating China in 18th and 19th Century North America

9:35-9:55am: Kaelne Koorn, University of Seville
Modern Era Textile Trade and the Influence of Asian Products on Spanish-American Workshops

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9:55-10:15am: Philippe Halbert and Cynthia Kok, Yale University
“Bizarre” Aesthetics: Asian Design and the Fashioning of a Colonial Mercantile Elite

10:15-10:30am: Break

10:30-10:50am: Nina Blomfield, Bryn Mawr College
Papered Over: Japanese Aesthetics in a Nineteenth-Century Maine Interior

10:50-11:10am: Chaeeun Lee, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Borders that Fluctuate: Locating the “Orient” in the Discourse of American Abstraction, 1950–1958

11:10-11:30am: Discussion

11:30am-12:00pm: Lunch

12:00-12:20pm: Antonia Behan, Bard Graduate Center
“Why Exhibit Works of Art?”: Amanda Coomaraswamy and “Asian” Aesthetics in America

12:20-12:40pm: Yiqing Li, University of California, San Diego
From Asia to America: Calligraphic Brushstroke in the Paintings of Abstract Expressionism

12:40-1:00pm: Brian T. Leahy, Northwestern University
Concrete Habits: David Ireland’s Dumbballs

1:00-1:20pm: Victoria Nolte, Carleton University
Re-visioning History: The Story of Chinese Artist Lee Nam in Karen Tam’s Flying Cormorant Studio (For Lee Nam) (2014–2017)

1:20-1:40pm: Discussion

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