Wollesen Memorial Graduate Symposium 2019

CONFRONTING THE EXHIBITIONARY ORDER

Hart House, University of Toronto

March 15, 2019

8:30-9:00:

Registration & Coffee

9:00-9:15:

Welcome and Introduction

9:15-9:45:

Introductory Address, Dr. Elizabeth Harney

9:45-11:00:

Session 1

9:50-10:10:

Andrew Bailey (PhD. Student, Art History and Visual Culture, York University)

“Unity Worlding: Examining Systems and Simulation within the Game Art of Ian Cheng”

10:10-10:30:

Atif Khan (MA Student, Geography and Planning, University of Toronto)

“Mapping Violent Borderlands in AfPak: Spatial Practices of Drone Warfare”

10:30-10:50:

Sameena Siddiqui (PhD. Student, Art History, University of British Columbia)

“Mapping Mela (fair) Spaces in Cantonment and Suburban Towns of United Provinces (North India)”

11:00-11:15:

Morning Tea

11:15-12:30:

Session 2

11:20-11:40:

Céline Stantina (PhD. Student, History of Science, McGill University)

“The ‘Narwhal Anderson,’ or how to ‘create’ new species of cetaceans from hearsay.”

11:40-12:00:

Cody Rossler (PhD. Student, History, Stony Brook University)

“Wax Hierarchies: Molding Scientific Racism at the Crystal Palace at Sydenham”

12:00-12:20:

Erica Chan (MA Student, Art History, Queen’s University)

“(Re)Claiming Ownership: The Restitution and Repatriation of the Musée Napoléon”

12:30-1:30:

Lunch

1:30-2:45:

Session 3

1:35-1:55:

Becca Fischer (PhD. Student, History of Art McGill University)

“Race and Memory at the Gettysburg National Military Park”

1:55-2:15

Connor Hamm (PhD. Student, Art History, University of California, Los Angeles)

“Around the Art World in 100 Days: Documenta and the Limits of Global Contemporary Art”

2:15-2:35:

Julia Trojanowski (MA Student, Art History, University of Toronto

“Roots in Reality and Response in Utopia: Bodys Isek Kingelez’s Extrêmes Maquettes”

2:45-4:00:

Session 4

2:50-3:10:

Jason Cyrus (MA Student, Art History, York University)

“Challenging Heteronormativity in Museums: A Deeper Look at A Queer History of Fashion

3:10-3:30:

Rachel Gerry (MA Student, English, University of Toronto)

“The Aesthetic Politics of Affective Production: Artworks and Bodies in the University”

3:30-3:50:

Ojo Aji (MA Student, Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto)

“Art, Controversy and the Politics of Knowledge Production in Open Casket”

4:00-4:30:

Afternoon Tea

4:30-5:30:

Keynote Address:

Dr. Julie Crooks

6:00-8:00:

Reception

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