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SAVE THE DATE! Retirement Celebration for Dr. Leonard Folgarait, Distinguished Professor of History of Art and Architecture.

The Department of History of Art and Architecture will be hosting a retirement celebration for long-time faculty member, Distinguished Professor Leonard Folgarait. This event will be held on April 13, 2023 from 4:00-6:00 PM in 203 Cohen Memorial Hall. A reception will follow the event in the Cohen Atrium. Professor Folgarait has recently retired after enjoying a long teaching career at Vanderbilt. Please join us in honoring, reflecting on, and celebrating Professor Folgarait and his teaching at Vanderbilt!

Folgarait Celebration

The program is as follows:

4:00 PM - Welcome by Dr. Kevin D. Murphy, Andrew W. Mellon Chair in the Humanities, Professor and Chair, Deptartment of History of Art and Architecture

4:15 PM - Introduction and reflections on the teaching of Professor Folgarait by Dr. James Housefield, Associate Professor of Design, University of California, Davis

4:30 PM - Lecture by Professor Leonard Folgarait: “Reflections on Abstract Art and its Lessons Beyond Art”

5:00 PM - Questions, Discussion, Reflections from the Audience

Reception to follow in the atrium of Cohen Memorial Hall