Art History Graduate Symposium
Please join us for the 2023 Art History Graduate Symposium at the Manetti Shrem Museum on Friday, June 9. The symposium is the art history contribution to the “Arts & Humanities 2023 Graduate Exhibition” which showcases the culminating work of graduate students in the College of Letters and Science and opens June 8 with a reception from 6-9 pm.
Graduate students Simon Gage, Hunter Kiley, Xuying Liu, Sienna Weldon, Hannah Thompson and Srdan Tunic will present their theses from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Sienna Weldon, “Imposed Exoticism and Hawaiian Regalia: The Robert Dampier and Eugénie Le Brun Portraits of the Early Kamehameha Dynasty.”
Hunter Kiley, “A Spiteful Eruption in Green and Gold: Whistler’s The Gold Scab and the Instability of Genre in Nineteenth-Century Art”
Hannah Thompson, “Oscar Howe’s Wounded Knee Massacre: A Complex Critique of Settler Colonial Violence”
Simone Gage, “Warhol’s Death and Disaster: The Byzantine Icons of Pop”
Srđan Tunić, “The Adventures of Inspector Yoda the Wrinkled: Queering the Streets of Belgrade
Xuying Liu, “A New Image of an Old Paragon: Youth-Driven Transformations of Lu Xun’s Image in Post-2010 Chinese Internet Art”
Leading into the symposium at 1:30 p.m. will be the Undergraduate Awards Ceremony. Join us in congratulating the art history class of 2023 and all their great work!