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Roberts Awarded Lyons Canadian Film Scholarship

Graduate student Emma C. Roberts was awarded The Jeffrey & Sandra Lyons Canadian Film Scholarship in support of research that will activate resources and collections in TIFF’s Film Reference Library. 
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Georgina Laube to present at the University of Szczecin, Poland

Georgina Laube's (HAA 2020) paper investigates if memorializing through personal spaces, as in Ashley Gilbertson's "Bedrooms of the Fallen," equals traditional war photography.
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Maxwell Gives Talk at Kent State University

Andrea Maxwell led a graduate student workshop and gave a public lecture titled, "Symbolic Violence and the Jew in Premodern Italian Art," at Kent State University
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Larson Publishes New Essay in Afterimage Collection

Graduate Ellen Larson (PhD 2022) has published the essay, “The Concrete Flux Of Cao Fei's 'Cosplayers,'” 
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Congo Logic: Contemporary Arts & Colonial Pasts

Dr. Elaine Sullivan, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Johannesburg, will present a lecture on contemporary art's role in addressing difficult colonial pasts 

Revisioning the HAA Major

The Ad Hoc Committee for Revisioning the HAA Major will present a working draft of the proposed new HAA curriculum and solicit feedback from the HAA community.

Posing with the Dead: Rest in Peace T-shirts and Postmortem Visual Histories

Rikki Byrd, PhD Candidate in Black Studies at Northwestern University, will present on the the material culture of Rest in Peace (R.I.P.) T-shirts popularized in Black working-class communities

“Is this the America of Ebony?” Magazines, Africa, and America

Dr. Leslie Wilson, associate director for Academic Engagement and Research at the Art Institute Chicago will present research on South African photographer Ernest Cole and African diasporic magazines.