At Home and Abroad: Movement, Influence, and Circulation in North American Art

International Conference

28/29 June 2017

Organizer: Allison Stagg

June 28

18:15 - 19:45 Allison Stagg (John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies) “Transatlantic Visual Humor and the Political Caricature Portrait“ (as part of the interdepartmental research colloquium, Perspectives on American Literature and Culture)

June 29

13:30 - 14:00  Welcome and Introduction: Winfried Fluck (Professor, Department of Culture, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies) and Allison Stagg (Terra Visiting Professor of American Art, John F. Kennedy Institute)

14:00-14:45 Nancy Siegel (Professor, Art History, Towson University, Maryland): “The Bitter Draught and A Bloody Massacre: Political Satire by Paul Revere” 

14:45-15:30 Martin Myrone (Curator, British Art to 1800, Tate Britain, London): "The American School in London: Privilege and Preference at the Royal Academy Schools, 1769-1830"

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-18:45 Dominic Hardy (Professor, Art History, Université du Québec à Montréal): "Cross-readings: Colonial Canadian identities and Transatlantic Graphic Satire in the 1840s"

16:45-17:30 Larne Abse Gogarty (Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Humboldt Universität, Berlin): “Entertainment for moralists: The politics of figuration in 1950s Chicago”

 17:30 Closing Remarks