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Department of Art and Music Histories 2017 Annual Graduate Symposium in Art History

May 12, 2017, 9:00 AM-12:30 PM

132 Lyman Hall

Open to the public.

Come join the Department of Art & Music Histories as our M.A. candidates in art history present their Master's papers in a public symposium.

Olivia Pek

Bordered Spaces: The Pharaoh Akhenaten and the Power of Boundaries at Amarna

Irene Garcia

Painting Disenchantment? The Baquiné and the Shadow of Colonialism in Francisco Oller's “The Wake” (1893)

Emily Francisco

Granite Resistance: Cornelia Van Auken Chapin’s “Giant Frog” in Paris and Philadelphia, ca. 1937-1941

Theresa Moir Engelbrecht

Down to Earth: Richard Koppe, Mid Twentieth-Century Artist-Engineer

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315.443.4184

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Loudness, excess, power: A talk on Afro-Colombian music and soundscapes in a city of the Global South

Apr 12, 2017, 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Bird Library, Peter Grant Scholarly Commons

Contact: Prof. Sydney Hutchinson sjhutchi@syr.edu

Free and open to all.

This talk examines practices of loudness in the Colombian city of Buenaventura to understand the imbrication of sounded practices in the workings of power in a “global city of the South”. 

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Teaching in Real-Time: A Participatory Workshop on Teaching in Music and the Humanities with guest professor Eric Usner

Apr 7, 2017, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM

Bowne Hall 309

To reserve space or request disability accommodations, please write to Prof. Sydney Hutchinson, sjhutchi@syr.edu

This workshop will not be a lecture, but a collaborative dialogue between participants and guest professor Eric Usner that fosters reflection and leads to renewed resolution about what we are and why we are called to the work we each do. The goals are thoughtful listening, spirited dialogue, and further collaborative and dialogic pedagogical techniques (concrete activities) and strategies (ideas and theories that techniques enact) to transform our classrooms and courses into encounters in real-time. This event is organized primarily by and for those who teach in music, but is open to anyone working in the arts and humanities. We will meet over brunch; reservations required.

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Brazilian Guitar Concert

Apr 4, 2017, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Slocum Hall 214

Contact: Silvia Lazo

Free Public Concert

Syracuse University, Art and Music Histories

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Phone: 315.443.4184

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Lecture - Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step At A Time

Mar 28, 2017, 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Slocum Auditorium

Syracuse University School of Architecture

Free and Open to the Public.

Jeff Speck is a city planner and urban designer who advocates internationally for more walkable cities. As Director of Design at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007, he presided over the Mayors’ Institute on City Design and created the Governors’ Institute on Community Design.  Prior to his federal appointment, Mr. Speck spent ten years as Director of Town Planning at DPZ & Co., the principal firm behind the New Urbanism movement.  Since 2007, he has led Speck & Associates, a boutique planning firm that specializes in making American downtowns thrive.

With Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Mr. Speck is the co-author of The Smart-Growth Manual and the “modern classic” Suburban Nation, which the Wall Street Journal calls “the urbanist’s bible.”  His latest book, Walkable City–which the Christian Science Monitor calls “timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work” –was the best selling city-planning book of 2013-15.

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The Engineering History of the Erie Canal: lecture by Dr. Sam Clemence

Mar 28, 2017, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Peter Graham Scholarly Commons in Bird Library

Presented by: The Library Associates of the Syracuse University Libraries

Free and open to the public.

Famous in song and story, the Erie Canal linked the waters of Lake Erie in the west to the Hudson River in the east. The canal’s engineering achievements are one of the great stories of American technology.

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KATHAK A Dance Concert

Mar 25, 2017, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Marshall Auditorium, SUNY ESF

Contact: Prof. Carol Babiracki cmbabira@syr.edu

KATHAK A Dance Concert featuring

Labonee Mohanta with Indradeep Ghosh on the Violin & Jay Gandhi, Bamboo Flute, Indranil Mallick, Tabla

With generous support from our primary sponsors:  South Asia Center, Hendricks Chapel,

Department of Art & Music Histories and School of Education

FREE & OPEN TO ALL

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Thomas Hart Benton and Associated American Artists

Mar 9, 2017, 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Syracuse University Art Galleries

Hosted by Syracuse University Art Galleries

Free and open to all.

Join Sascha Scott, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Dept. of Art & Music Histories, for an illuminated lecture focusing on the American regionalist artist Thomas Hart Benton and Associated American Artists.

This talk explores the current SUArt Galleries exhibition Wandering: Thomas Hart Benton’s America. The exhibition was co-curated by professor Scott and her students in two courses—undergraduate and graduate—in collaboration with the SUArt Galleries. The talk will address the highlights of the students’ research, through which they offer a nuanced and complex picture of both Benton and interwar America. 
  

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A Tale Of Twelfth Night: Music, Performance, And The Pursuit Of Authenticity

Feb 13, 2017, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

309 Bowne

Department of Art & Music Histories Colloquium Series

A talk about Tim Carroll’s production of Twelfth Night, performed at the Globe in London and later revived on Broadway

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Negotiating the Islamic Heritage in the Construction of a Christian National Identity in Early Modern Spain

Feb 10, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

105 Bowne Hall

Medieval-Renaissance Working Group

How Islamic buildings became the center of a historical controversy about the origin of Spain as a nation as well as its ecclesiastic history.

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Wanderings - Thomas Hart Benton's America

Feb 8, 2017, 12:15 PM-1:00 PM

SUArt Galleries

SUArt Galleries Lunchtime Lecture Series

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Merasi musicians from Jaisalmer will perform their music

Oct 4, 2016, 8:00 PM-10:00 PM

Slocum Auditorium

Humanities Center

Merasi musicians from Jaisalmer will perform their music.

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Finding Their Place: Social Change and Merasi Identity

Oct 4, 2016, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

341 Eggers hall

sponsored by the SU Humanities Center

Event co-sponsored by the SU Humanities Center and the Departments of Anthropology, Religion, and Art & Music Histories

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Terra Sangue Mare

Sep 23, 2016, 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

114 Hall of Languages

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The Italian Program in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics is pleased to present a workshop and concert on Sicilian Folk music and dance.  Michela Musolino and her group Terra Sangue Mare will present a workshop on Sicilian music and roots Friday, September 23rd at 3:30pm in Hall of Languages 114.  A concert will follow at 7:30pm in the Setnor Auditorium.

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17th Annual Graduate Symposium in Art History

May 13, 2016, 10:00 AM-12:01 PM

132 Lyman Hall

sponsored by AMH

Alexis D'Addio:  The Sleeping Dead and Wounded Trees: Winslow Homer’s “Army of the Potomac— Sleeping on their Arms” 

Michelle Reynolds: Patriots and Patriotutes: Representations of Men and Women in Thomas Hart Benton’s Naval Drawings from the Second World War 

Erin Carter: The Sermon on Mars:Science Fiction, Religion, and “Red Planet Mars” 

Kathleen Brousseau: Eero Saarinen’s Dulles International Airport: A Jet-Age Monument to the Cold War 

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AMH Graduate Symposium: Fall 2015

Dec 3, 2015, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

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Graduate Students Present at Annual Symposium in Italy


Graduate students in Renaissance Art presented the results of their final research projects, investigating the relationships between visual culture and early modern dietary practices.

Dec 3, 2015

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