Friday 13 March 2020, 9.30AM
This conference will explore the implications of embodiment to the discipline of Art History. Critical reflection and questioning of how we practise Art History as a discipline productively shifts paradigms and facilitates dialogue between seemingly disparate fields. In this conference we will examine concepts of order/disorder, power/disempowerment, and success/failure as produced through diverse forms of embodiment in visual cultures throughout history.
9:30-10:00: Welcome, registration with refreshments
10:00-10:10: Opening remarks, organising committee
10:10-11:10: Panel 1, (Dis)embodiment of Materials (Chair: Blair Apgar)
Jordan Cook, "Embodying the 'Earthly' in Early Netherlandish Painting"
Yu-Jui Yang, "Tangled Objecthood: A Study of Glass in Interpretations of Jian-Nian Artefacts"
11:20-12:20: Panel 2, (Dis)embodiment of Gender and Sexuality (Chair: Susie Beckham)
Christiane Matt, "Architecture (Dis)embodied: Translations and Tensions in Louise Bourgeois' Femme Maison (1946-1947)"
Gemma Shearwood, "The Embodiment of Queerness in Roubiliac's Monuments to William Hargrave and James Fleming"
13:20-14:20: Panel 3, (Dis)embodiment of Sensory Experience (Chair: Martin Brook)
Izabella Gill-Brown, "Dislocation of the British Empire: The Embodiment of the India at Osborne House"
Marte Stinis, "The Embodiment of Pictorial Music: Vincent van Gogh's 'Symphonies in Colour'"
14:30-15:30: Panel 4, (Dis)embodiment of Geographical Space (Chair: Kathryn Davies)
Murray Tremellen, "Andrea Casali's Portrait of Mrs. Smart Lethieullier: The Evolution of the Female Grand Tour Portrait"
Leah Tharpe, "Alfred Jacob Miller's Threat by Crows Journeys through Time, Space, and Scholarship"
15:30-16:00: Roundtable discussion (Chair: Cordula van Wyhe)
16:00-16:10: Closing remarks, organising committee
16:30-18:30: Drinks reception (separate location)
Image: Felt Suit, Joseph Beuys 1970
Location: Eynns Room, Heslington Hall HG/21