Third Annual MIA & ACTC Graduate and Undergraduate Art History Symposium

The Minneapolis Institute of Art and The Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC) will jointly host a day-long symposium for emerging art historians from area colleges. Schools participating include Augsburg College (ACTC), Carleton College, Macalester College (ACTC), Minneapolis College of Art and Design, St. Catherine University (ACTC), St. Cloud State University, St. Olaf College, and the University of St. Thomas (ACTC.)

Morning Session begins 10 AM

  • Tatiana Kindy, Augsburg College, “St. Theobald Reliquary: Stimulating Devotion and the Relic and Reliquary Trade”
  • Brady King, University of St. Thomas, “Allegory of Life: Dream and Metamorphosis in 16th Century Italian Printmaking”
  • Camille Coonrod, Carleton College, “Harriet Hosmer’s Medusa”
  • Cormac Fitzgerald, St. Catherine University, “Mirrored Phantoms of Modernism: Visual Representation of Process in Matisse and Stein, a Bergsonian Reading”

Afternoon Session begins 1 PM

  • J.R. Syverson, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, “The Face of War: Military Propaganda and the Etchings of Otto Dix”
  • Parker Field, Macalester College, “Reflections on Tomatsu Shomei’s Atomic Bomb Damage: Wristwatch Stopped at 11:02, August 9, 1945, Nagasaki”
  • Elizabeth Brindley, St. Olaf College, “Mountain Views: Seeing Georgia O’Keeffe’s From the Ranch 1 as a connection between the “Faraway” and the Nearby”
  • Haley Bice, St. Cloud State University, “Arman’s Vitrines: the Spectacle and the Display”
  • Essma Imady, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, “Supha: Finding the Feminine Divine within Islamic Mythology”

Free, tickets required. To register, call (612) 870-6323 or reserve online.