Past Events

Wednesday, Mar 15, 1995 | 4:00 pm
460 Stephens Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Michael Fried, T.J. Clark (History of Art) and Richard Wollheim (Philosophy)

With Una's Lecturer Michael Fried
Monday, Mar 13, 1995 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States
Photo of Michael Fried.
“Some Thoughts on Caravaggio”
Una's Lecture
Tuesday, Mar 7, 1995 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Art historian, art critic and literary critic, Michael Fried is J.R. Herbert Boone Professor of Humanities and Art History at Johns Hopkins University. In his work, Fried engages questions of modernism, realism, theatricality, objecthood, self-portraiture, embodiedness, and the everyday. He has also written histories of modern art, focusing on Edouard Manet, Gustave Courbet, and Adolph Menzel.

Friday, Feb 24, 1995 | 4:30 pm
112 Wurster Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Maya Lin, Thomas Laqueur (History), Andrew Barshay (History), Stephen Greenblatt (English), and Stanley Saitowitz (Architecture)

Photo of Maya Lin.
“Siteworks”
Avenali Lecture
Thursday, Feb 23, 1995 | 8:00 pm
Wheeler Auditorium
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United States

While an undergraduate in Architecture at Yale University, sculptor and architect Maya Lin won the competition to design and build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, Oct 13, 1994 | 4:00 pm
460 Stephens Hall
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United States
With Una's Lecturer Andrei Pleşu
Wednesday, Oct 12, 1994 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States
Photo of Andrei Pleşu.
"Intellectual Life Under Dictatorship"
Una's Lecture
Wednesday, Oct 5, 1994 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Andrei Pleşu is professor of art history, philosophy and religion at the University of Bucharest.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 1994 | 3:00 pm
442 Stephens Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Kwame Anthony Appiah, Jorge Klor de Alva (Ethnic Studies), David Hollinger (History) and Angela Harris (Boalt Hall School of Law).

Photo of Kwame Anthony Appiah.
“Identity Against Culture: Understandings of Multiculturalism”
Avenali Lecture
Monday, Sep 12, 1994 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Kwame Anthony Appiah is a Ghanaian philosopher, cultural theorist, and novelist. His scholarship addresses political and moral theory, African intellectual history, and philosophical questions of culture and identity.

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