THE NORMAN L. A ND ROSELEA J. GOLDBERG LECTURES IN ART HISTORY
Support for our annual art history speakers comes from the estate of Dr. and Mrs. Norman Goldberg. Dr. Goldberg had a lifelong interest in British landscape painting and was author of John Crome the Elder. A number of prominent art historians have participated in the Goldberg Lectures since their inception in 2001.
Past Speakers include the following:
Kathryn M. Rudy , "Rubbing, touching, and kissing medieval manuscripts in the late middle ages"
Bernard Frischer , "Adventures in Digital Heritage"
Lisa Reilly , "The Multilingual Mediterranean: The Cappella Palatina in Palermo and the Court of Roger II"
Bettina Bergmann, "Across the Universe: the Bird’s Eye View in Roman Art"
David M. Lubin , "Behind the Mask: WWI, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution"
John Ott , "Hale Woodruff's Antiprimitivist History of Global Art"
D. Fairchild Ruggles , "Beyond Vision: Embodied Senses in Islamic Gardens"
Margaret M. Miles, " Transferred Temples and Augustan Renewal in Athens"
S. Hollis Clayson, "Confinement and Absorption: Pierre-Auguste Renoir's and Edvard Munch's Paris Threshold Pictures"
Robert G. Ousterhout, "The Life and Afterlife of Constantine's Column"
Patricia Leighten, "The Secret Life of Henri Cartier-Bresson"
Michael Leja, "Cubism in Bondage: Morgan Russells' Synchronism"
Amy McNair, “Heroic Abandon: The 1300-Year Life of Yan Zhenqing’s Imperial Commissioner Liu Letter"
Andrew Graciano, "Joseph Wright’s Academy by Lamplight (1769) in Context"
Huey Copeland , "Relative Fictions, or, Incidents in the Life of Modernism"
Peter Parshall , "The Concept of Aesthetic Disinterest: G.B. Piranesi and the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755"
Julia K. Murray , "The Cult of Confucius and the Shrine of His Robe and Cap"
Robert Storr , "The Work of Carrie Mae Weems"
Giles Knox , "Paragone and the Hand of the Artist: Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer"
Dorothy Johnson , "Elective Affinities: Romantic Art and the Natural Sciences from Girodet to David d'Angers”
Padma Kaimal , "Many Paths to the Divine: The Dynamics of Vision in a Hindu Temple"
Eugene Wang, "What Did It Mean to Be Moon-Struck in Early 20th Century China? Changes in Visual Media in
a Radical Age"
Helen C. Evans, "Byzantium, an American Perspective (1874-Today)"
Barbara Barletta, "The Temple of Athena at Sounion: An Ionic Temple in Attica"
Michael Hatt , "Cowboy Republicanism: Frederic Remington, Sculpture, and Political Culture"
Anne Dunlop , "Gold, Earth, and Stones: Pigments and the Imagined World in Early Italian Painting"
Mary D. Sheriff, "The Dislocations of Jean-Etienne Liotard, Called the Turkish Painter"
Wendy Wassyng Roworth, "Collecting for Profit and Pleasure: Angelica Kauffman as an Artist-Collector in
Maurie McInnis, "Remembering and Remaking: Virginia's Washington Monument"
Larry Silver , "Rembrandt’s Faith"
Marsha Haufler, "Sino-Tibetan Tangkas for the Ming Court"
Jonathan M. Reynolds, "From Pilgrimage Site to Architectural Monument: Photography and a Modernist
Reinterpretation of Ise Shrine"
Sarah Burns, "Virgins in the Wilderness: Winslow Homer’s Ambiguously New Women"
Annemarie Weyl-Carr, "Crusader Cyprus: Forms of Convergence in a Complex Land"
John Beldon Scott , "The Shroud of Turin as Visual Culture"
Barbara Stafford , "Artificial Intensity: Images, Instruments, and the Technology of Amplification"
Christopher Johns, "Women Artists and Ancien Régime Academies: The Curious Case of Rosalba Carriera"