'Contested Ground: Defining Historical Landscape'
a one-day graduate student symposium, 28 January 2005
Lecture hall, Yale Center for British Art
1080 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06520
An interdisciplinary graduate student symposium held in conjunction with the exhibitions William Hodges, 1744-1797: The Art of Exploration and Nobleness and Grandeur: Forging Historical Landscape in Britain, 1760-1850 to examine the hybrid genre of historical landscape as an international phenomenon, from the eighteenth century to the present.
Six graduate student speakers will present work addressing questions of landscape, memory, and history. Alexander Nemerov, History of Art Department, Yale University, and Gillian Forrester, Yale Center for British Art, will serve as respondents.
Professor Jennifer L.Roberts of Harvard University to deliver the keynote address, "Event Horizons: Landscape and the Limits of Historical Imagination" at 5:30.
Please see website for full program details. Registration is recommended but not required. Please email Serena Guerrette, Senior Administrative Assistant in the Research Department, at the e-mail address provided below for registration information.
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