Symposium—Fictions of Emancipation: Carpeaux Recast

Add to Calendar 2022-04-28 09:15:00 2022-04-28 16:00:00 Symposium—Fictions of Emancipation: Carpeaux Recast Event details: 1000 Fifth Avenue New York - US University of Chicago Law School America/Chicago public

1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
United States

Open to the public

Join a panel of scholars for a daylong symposium that examines Western sculpture in relation to the histories of transatlantic slavery, colonialism, and empire.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Fictions of Emancipation: Carpeaux Recast.

Free with Museum admission, though advance registration is required. Please note: Space is limited; first come, first served. Registration does not guarantee admission once the auditorium reaches capacity. The symposium will be recorded and available to view after the event.

Participants include:

  • Mia L. Bagneris, Associate Professor, Art History and Africana Studies, and Director, Africana Studies Program, Tulane University
  • David Bindman, Emeritus Durning-Lawrence Professor of the History of Art, University College London, and Visiting Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University
  • Cécile Bishop, Associate Professor of Francophone Post-Colonial Literature and Cultures and Tutorial Fellow in French, Oriel College, University of Oxford
  • Kirsten Pai Buick, Professor of Art History, Associate Dean of Equity and Excellence for the College of Fine Arts, and Inaugural Chair, Department of Africana Studies, University of New Mexico
  • Lisa E. Farrington, Associate Dean of Fine Arts and Director, Gallery of Art, Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts, Howard University
  • Susan Libby, Professor of Art History, Rollins College
  • Natasha Lightfoot, Associate Professor, Department of History, Columbia University
  • Edouard Papet, Chief Curator of Sculpture, Musée d'Orsay, Paris
  • Farah Peterson, Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
  • James Smalls, Professor and Chair of Visual Arts, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Judy Sund, Professor of Art History, Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Sarah Thomas, Director, Centre for Museum Cultures, and Senior Lecturer, Birkbeck College, University of London

With a keynote address by Charmaine A. Nelson, Professor of Art History and Tier I Canada Research Chair in Transatlantic Black Diasporic Art and Community Engagement, Department of Art History and Contemporary Culture, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University

This event is presented by The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Event time is 10:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, 9:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT