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May 2017

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

May 11, 2017 @ 5:10 pm - 7:10 pm
ARTS 333
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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, 2017 @ 5:10 pm - 6:30 pm
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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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Breaking Conventions: Interdisciplinary Methodologies & Art History

May 20, 2017
Culver Center of the Arts

Breaking Conventions: Interdisciplinary Methodologies & Art History Saturday, May 20, 2017 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference Culver Center for The Arts in Downtown Riverside, CA UC Riverside - Department of The History of The Art Keynote Address: Dr. Carolyn Dean, University of California, Santa Cruz  View the 2017 conference schedule Special Thanks to our Sponsors: The Department of History of Art, Center of Ideas and Society, CHASS Dean's Office, UCR Graduate Student Association For more information visit artsblock.ucr.edu or email…

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October 2017

Migrating The Museum Part 3: Alternate Worlds

October 12, 2017 - December 29, 2017
Culver Center of the Arts

On view October 12 through December 29. Join us at the Riverside "Long Night of Arts and Innovation", October 12, 5 to midnight, to slip into the alternate worlds offered by three stereo viewers 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. Curated by UCR alumna Angelica DeJesus, advised by Susan Laxton, Associate Professor of the History of Photography at UCR. Pedestrian…

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November 2017

The Third Annual Wong Forum on Art and the Immigrant Experience

November 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Culver Center of the Arts + Google Map

The Third Annual Wong Forum on Art and the Immigrant Experience Faces/Portraits/Selfies Friday, November 3, 2017 Hammond Dance Studio at UCR ARTSblock 3834 Main Street, Riverside, CA Free and Open to the Public 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM 5:30 PM Reception   Schedule of Events: 1:00 – 1:10 PM Welcome Remarks: Jeanette Kohl Introduction: J.P Park 1:10 – 2:30 PM Derek Murray, University of California, Santa Cruz "The Self-Portrait in a Narcissistic Age" Dora Ching, Princeton University “Fascinating Faces: Identity…

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Work In Progress Series – Dr. habil. Johannes Endres

November 30, 2017 @ 11:10 am - 12:30 pm
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The World of Tomorrow: The Westinghouse Time Capsule of Cupalloy (1939) Dr. habil. Johannes Endres, Professor of Art History The Westinghouse Time Capsule of Cupalloy was designed and deposited on occasion of the 1939 World Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Deemed capable of resisting the effects of time for 5,000 years, the capsule aims to preserve an account of the “universal achievements” of the Western world for a distant future. My talk will discuss crucial aspects of its planning,…

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