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35th Annual Graduate Symposium: October 6 & 7

Published September 6, 2017


The FSU Art History faculty and graduate students will host the 35th Annual Art History Graduate Student Symposium on October 6 and 7, 2017 in the William Johnston Building, room 2005.

Graduate students from around the country will present papers on the history of art, architecture, and cultural heritage studies in three sessions on Friday afternoon, October 6, and Saturday, October 7th, with each paper followed by critical discussion.

The keynote speaker this year is Edward J. Sullivan, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor of the History of Art, New York University. Professor Sullivan will present “Samba as Metaphor: Performativity in Brazilian Art 1960s–1990s” on Friday evening at 5:30 pm in WJB 2005. The Keynote lecture is part of the Vincent and Agatha Thursby Lecture Series, which supports public talks by eminent art historians throughout the year.

Papers presented at the Symposium are considered for publication in Athanor, an internationally distributed periodical published annually by the FSU Museum of Fine Arts Press under the editorial direction of Allys Palladino-Craig, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts.  Athanor is distributed to more than 300 departments and libraries. To have your institution included on the distribution list or to request a copy of an issue or article, please contact the Museum of Fine Arts Communications Coordinator.   The Table of Contents of every issue is available here: ToC, Athanor I – XXXV.

The Symposium is hosted annually by the FSU Art History graduate students and faculty and managed by Symposium Coordinator Prof. Doron Bauer with the assistance of the graduate Art History Association officers, who also serve as session chairs.