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Department of History of Art


Graduate research seminars take place at 5.00pm each Wednesday during the Michaelmas and Lent terms in the History of Art graduate centre, 4A Trumpington Street.

*All talks will be online for Lent Term 2021.

Each term the seminars are built around a different theme. Distinguished guest speakers are invited from across the UK and abroad, as well as from within Cambridge. The talks are followed by a short Q&A session. All are welcome to attend.

3 February
Fabio Barry (Stanford University)
Painting in Stone: Architecture and the Poetics of Marble from Antiquity to the Enlightenment
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10 February
Freyda Spira (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Daniel Hopfer and the Translation of Etching
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17 February
Laura Tillery (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)          
Intermedial Collaboration: Making the Double-Winged Altarpiece in the Late-Medieval Workshop
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24 February
Cara L. Lewis (Indiana University)
Intermediality, Modernism, and Form
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10 March
Zirwat Chowdhury (UCLA) & Daria de Beauvais (Palais de Tokyo)                
Panel Discussion on Intermediality and Display
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17 March
Artist Talk: Jamie Crewe
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For more information contact:

Elisabetta Garletti:

Stella Wisgrill:

Anneke de Bont:





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