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Lives: Biography and Autobiography in New Writing on American Art (Digital Terra Symposium)

03.06.2021 | 16:00 - 20:15
The symposium will be delivered online using Webex Events. The link will be posted here.

The symposium is organized by David J. Getsy, the 2020-2021 Terra Foundation Visiting Professor of American Art at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin.

Schedule (Central European Summer Time)

16:00  Welcome and Introduction
David J. Getsy 
Terra Foundation Visiting Professor of American Art, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies

16:20  “Howardena Pindell’s Life of Japan”
Joan Kee
University of Michigan

16:50  Questions

17:10  “Multiples, Ephemera, and Mail Art Personae: Teddy Sandoval and the Butch Gardens School of Art”
C. Ondine Chavoya
Williams College

17:40  Questions

18:00  BREAK

18:20  “Cut and Sew: Transgender History and Catharsis in Greer Lankton’s Dolls”
Cyle Metzger
Smithsonian American Art Museum

18:50  Questions

19:10  “Figure/Ground circa 1997”
Helen Molesworth
Anderson Arts Ranch

19:40  Questions

20:00  Wrap up