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The Cambridge Modern and Contemporary Art Seminar Series

The MaCA Seminar meets every other week during full term at 5pm, hosting a range of speakers including scholars, artists and curators. For the academic year 2020/21 meetings will take place remotely. Please book to attend each session via our website. 

Lent Term 2021

Monday 25 January 2021
Inert Universalism and Info-Optimism in Contemporary Art
Dr Larne Abse Gogarty (Slade, University College London)

Monday 8 February 2021
Montage Reassembled: Dada in the Postwar Archive
Professor Michael White (University of York)

Monday 22 February 2021
The Inconvenient Archive: Researching Modern Art in Syria 
Dr Anneka Lenssen (University of California, Berkeley) 
Sponsored by GHI 

Monday 8 March 2021
Radical Art Practices: Latin American and Latina artists, 1960s–1980s
Cecilia Fajardo-Hill in conversation with Dr Sofia Gotti and Dr Amy Tobin


Convenors of the Cambridge Modern and Contemporary Art Seminar Series 2020/21 are Dr Amy Tobin ( and Dr Mary-Ann Middelkoop (


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