Past Event

Cambridge-Columbia Graduate Student Symposium: Translation

April 18, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Columbia University

Organized by Kathryn Kremnitzer (Columbia University) and Rebecca Tropp (University of Cambridge)

Session 1

Rozemarijn Landsman, Columbia University
“Qui Miscuit Utile Dulci”: Jan van der Heyden’s Drawings of Fires and Fire Engines

Lizzie Marx, University of Cambridge
Smelly Remedy: Womb Fumigation Translated into Image

Katherine Fein, Columbia University
The Sense of Nearness in Harriet Hosmer’s Clasped Hands

Session 2

Olivia Clemens, Columbia University
The “Maymuna” Scroll: Representing Holy Space in a Fifteenth-Century Hajj Certificate

Matthew Gillman, Columbia University
Manifest and Concealed in Mark Tobey’s New York Tablet

Michaela de Lacaze, Columbia University
Remembering Marta Minujín’s Informalismo: The Politics of Memory and Art in Post-Peronist Argentina

Session 3

Krisztina Ilko, University of Cambridge
Cross-media variations on the miracles of St Nicholas of Tolentino in a last altarpiece and the frescoes of the Cappellone in Tolentino

Luise Scheidt, University of Cambridge
From Written Word to Painted Picture: How Four Venetian Renaissance Artists Translate an Iconographical Programme

Paula Fayos-Perez, University of Cambridge
Delacroix after Goya’s Caprichos: Caricature, Politics, and Expression

Session 4

Mikael Muehlbauer, Columbia University
The Problem of Prototype: Mika’el Amba in Tigray, Ethiopia

Rebecca Tropp, University of Cambridge
[Not] On the Level: Studying Level Changes in the Country Houses of James Wyatt and Sir John Soane