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April 2017

Powerful Migrations: Identity/Security/Fluidity

April 27 - April 28

Powerful Migrations: Identity/Security/Fluidity April 27 & 28, 2017 University of California, Riverside CHASS INTS 1113 & Culver Center of the Arts Full Schedule and List of Speakers Over the past years, new forms of terrorism, war, and the clash of opposed cultural and religious value-systems have caused unprecedented mass migrations in the modern world. They have, in turn, brought about a fundamental level of insecurity among Western Cultures, a far-reaching irritation as to how to react properly to the streams of…

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Migrating the Museum Part 1

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Culver Center of the Arts,

The University of California, Riverside Department of the History of Art, in conjunction with the UCR Center for Ideas and Society Powerful Migrations conference, present: Migrating the Museum Part 1 FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 12:00 PM Public unveiling of four stereograph viewers constructed by artist Arnold Martin, installed on the Main Street Pedestrian Mall in Riverside, CA. Each is loaded with five 3-dimensional images drawn from the California Museum of Photography's archive of more than 300,000 stereographs. Co-curated by Rachel Browning,…

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May 2017

Working Art History Lecture Series – Dr. Rebecca Peabody, Head, Research Projects & Programs, Getty Research Institute

May 11 @ 5:10 pm - 7:10 pm
ARTS 333,
Rebecca Peabody Lecture flyer

On Building a Career in Expanded Academia Rebecca Peabody is Head of Research Projects & Programs at the Getty Research Institute. She earned a joint PhD from Yale University in the History of Art and African American Studies, and focuses her research on representations of race, gender, and nationality in twentieth-century American art and culture. Her scholarly publications include Consuming Stories: Kara Walker and the Imagining of American Race (2016), a literary and art historical analysis of Walker’s artwork that focuses on the role of the entertainment industry, and its…

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FACES: Faces, Art, and Computerized Evaluation Systems

May 18 @ 5:10 pm - 6:30 pm
ARTS 333,

FACES: Faces, Art, and Computerized Evaluation Systems This event is sponsored by the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Conrad Rudolph Thursday, May 18, 2017 5:10 p.m. ARTS 333 In the application of face recognition technology to photographed human faces, a number of difficulties are inherent in a real or perceived alteration of appearance of the face through variations in facial expression, age, angle of pose, and so on. With works of portrait art, not only do all these problems pertain, but…

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