Past Event

Cambridge-Columbia Graduate Student Symposium: Art and Memory

March 1, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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University of Cambridge

Organized by William Aslet (University of Cambridge) and Katherine Fein (Columbia University)

Session 1

Brian van Oppen, Columbia University
Radiant Bodies, Remembered: Etruscan Candelabra at the Tomb

Luise Scheidt, University of Cambridge
The Memory of the Ideal Ruler: Commemorating the Cambrai Wars in the Funerary Monument to Doge Leonardo Loredan

Adam Harris Levine, Columbia University
Putting a Face to a Name (and Some Names to Some Bones) in Sixteenth-Century Habsburg Europe

Session 2

Frances Rothwell-Hughes, University of Cambridge
Mockery and Memory: Humour in Heraldic Display

Isabella Lores-Chavez, Columbia University
Sweet Illusions: The Colonial Still Life in the Age of Chocolate Exchange

Sophia Merkin, Columbia University
Colonialisms Past and Present: Marian Maguire, Appropriation, and National Memory

Session 3

Lucas Giles, University of Cambridge
Historic Architecture and Digital Technologies: Recovering the Memory of Lost Choir Screens in Medieval Italy

Chiara Capulli, University of Cambridge
Perpetuating the Memory of San Benedetto fuori alla Porta Pinti after the 1529 Guasto of Florence

Barthélemy Glama, Columbia University
From the Palace to the Museum: Versailles and the Building of a National Memory in Nineteenth-Century France

Session 4

Alice Blow, University of Cambridge
Absent Presence: An Ambiguous Renaissance Triple Portrait

Jeewon Kim, Columbia University
Virtuous Women, Commemorative Portraiture, and the Cultural Politics of Decolonization in Korea