Topic: art history

Scholars and directors of University-affiliated museums volunteered to share their perspectives on a recent report regarding legal and ethical avenues for the French government to repatriate stolen African art.

Arts & Culture

Seminar sparks discourse on decolonizing museums

March 12, 2019 0 comments

University community members packed the Joukowsky Forum last Wednesday to attend “Decolonizing the Museum: A Teach in,” which saw academics and University-affiliated museum directors give lectures on Felwin Sarr and Bénédicte Savoy’s report to the French government.

Arts & Culture

Art history scholar discusses photography’s beginnings

March 6, 2018 0 comments

“Photography was not born a mass medium. It had to be converted into one through creative work on its technologies, as well as its formats, production, distribution processes, marketing and more.”