Art History and Film Studies Research Seminars

Semester One 2014

Seminars are to be held in the Mills Building, seminar room 211, Schaeffer Library
12:00pm - 2:00pm Mondays

Seminar flyer available here

Monday 17 March
Roger Benjamin
Mosque, Aloe and Corner: Paul Klee's geomancy of Hammamet

Monday 24 March
Lisa Beaven
Claude Lorrain and La Crescenza: Landscape, ecology and climate change in the Roman Campagna

Monday 28 April
Donna Brett
Encountering German history in Thomas Demand's photographs

Monday 19 May
Robert Wellington
A War of Visual Histories: The Duke of Marlborough's appropriation of Louis XIV’s triumphal imagery

Semester Two 2013

Seminars are to be held in the Mills Building, room 210
12:00pm - 2:00pm Mondays

Seminar flyer available here

August 12th
Professor Michael Tawa (Professor of Architecture, University of Sydney)
"Interstice, Memory and Mnemonics in Cinema and Architecture."

August 19th
This seminar is a Power Lecture. This will be held at the Footbridge Theatre at 6:00pm.
Professor Hamid Naficy (Althani Professor of Communication (Radio-TV-Film) at Northwestern University)
"Iranian Pre-revolution Cinema - Cinema as an Agent of Modernity."
The lecture will be preceded by a feature length film. Impressions of a City: Tehran Today, 1977 by Khoshrow Sinai.

September 2nd
Olivia Hopkins (PhD candidate AHFS)
"The Southern Imaginary in Two Thousand Maniacs and 2001 Maniacs."

September 23rd
John Di Stefano (SCA)
"Homing-video: Home Video and Transnational Displacement."

October 14th
Stefan Solomon (Visiting Research Fellow, SLAM)
On the collaboration between Dudley Murphy and William Faulkner.

October 21st
Emme Devonish (PhD candidate AHFS)
"The Consciousness of Circular Narrative: Childhood, Death and Rebirth."