Annual UBC Art History Graduate Symposia

  • 38th Annual UBC AHVA Graduate Symposium: Le(s) Temps

    March 13th,  2015

    Symposium runs March 13 – 14th, 2015 Keynote: T.J. Demos (Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture, UC Santa Cruz) Friday, March 13 10:00am: Opening Remarks 10:30am: Morning Session Hye-Shim Yi (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles) Solid, But Not Bounded: Garden Rocks in Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) China Natalie Massong...


  • 37th Annual UBC Art History Graduate Symposium: Shifting Pedagogies

    March 14th,  2014

    37th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium runs March 14 – 15, 2014 Keynote Judith Rodenbeck (Sarah Lawrence College) Friday, March 14 1:00pm: Coffee 1:30pm: Opening Remarks 2:00pm: Panel I Allan Doyle (PhD, Princeton University) Rumble à Roma: Quatremère de Quincy, Horace Vernet, and the Question of Pedagogy at the French...


  • 28th Art History Graduate Symposium – “Material Affinities: Intersections that Matter” Day 2

    February 8th,  2009

    Date: February 08, 2009 Time: 11:00 AM Location: Room 102 – 6333 Memorial Blvd. Lasserre building The 28th Annual UBC Art History Graduate Symposium continues … February 8 Sunday Keynote 11:00 – 12:00pm Dr. Jeffrey Derksen SFU, English Department “Yesterday’s Euphorias: The Temporality of Cultural Critique” Lunch 12:15 – 1:00pm...


  • 28th Art History Graduate Symposium – “Material Affinities: Intersections that Matter” Day 1

    February 7th,  2009

    The 28th Annual UBC Art History Graduate Student Symposium starts today Opening Reception February 7th, 5:30pm The theme of this year’s conference investigates the notion of materiality as a methodological approach to artistic and cultural production. Materiality is a theoretically and philosophically embedded concept which can describe the substance or...


  • 27th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium – “Obsolete Concepts: Formative Lingerings” – Day 2

    March 29th,  2008

    Hosted by the graduate students of the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory. Obsolete Concepts: Formative Lingerings is a 2-day symposium held on 28-29 March 2008 and hosted by the graduate students of the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia....


  • 27th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium – “Obsolete Concepts: Formative Lingerings” – Day 1

    March 28th,  2008

    … bringing students from art history and the visual arts together with students in other humanities departments to foster cross-disciplinary discussion and debate. Obsolete Concepts: Formative Lingerings is a 2-day symposium held on 28-29 March 2008 and hosted by the graduate students of the Department of Art History, Visual Art...


  • 17th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium

    March 7th,  1998

    Seducing the Moment: Nostalgia and the Politics of Making History Monika Kin Gagnon, Keynote Speaker Simon Fraser University, Communications, “Disney’s Pocahontas as Bodyscape” Irene Fatsea, MIT, Architectural History, “Panorama or a work of Art? The Archaelogical View of the Nineteenth-Century Athens in the Service of the Nationalistic Politics of the...


  • 09th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium

    March 17th,  1990

    Robert Ballantyne, University of British Columbia, “Culture, Politics and the body in Native Representation” Louise A. Hitchcock, University of California, Los Angeles, “The Bronze Age Minoan Megastructure at Kato Zakro, crete: Reconsidering the Form = Function Metaphor” Robert Haywood, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, “Art in the Service of the...


  • 06th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium

    April 22nd,  1987

    A Modern Day Victor Samerjian, “Reception of Surrealism in New York: 1948-1955” Robert Lindsay, “Wilfredo Lam: Painter of Negritude” Andrea Thomsett, “Charles Estienne’s Critical Discourse and the Search for Revolt” Allan Langdale, “Picasso and the ‘Corrida’ Images of the 1950’s” Julia Browne, “Picasso’s Ceramics: The Past Tradition” Alexander Alberro, “Calling...


  • Art History Graduate Symposium

    March 28th,  1981

    Judith Ince, University of British Columbia, “The Vocabularly of Freedom and the Montreal Avant-Garde in 1948” Masako Watanabe, University of British Columbia,“Catfish and Gourd painted by Josetsu: an Investigation of Stylistic Properties and Their Implications” James Lovejoy, University of British Columbia, “Tlingit Shaman’s Charms: Meditation of Opposites in the Curing...