“Thinking with Things” A Symposium in Honor fo Professor Esther Pasztory

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Event:
“Thinking with Things” A Symposium in Honor fo Professor Esther Pasztory
Date:
05/17/2013 9:30 am
Category:
Organizer:
Ellen Hoobler
pasztoryfestschrift2013@gmail.com
Updated:
05/01/2013
Venue:
Schermerhorn Hall
Address:
Columbia University, New York

“Thinking with Things” A Symposium in Honor fo Professor Esther Pasztory,
Lisa and Bernard Selz Professor of Pre-Columbian Art History and Archaeology Department of Art History & Archaeology, Columbia University

*This event is open to the public, but please RSVP to: pasztoryfestschrift2013@gmail.com*

PROGRAM

9:30   Convene 

9:45-10:15 Introductory Remarks

Holger Klein, Chair, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University
Francesco Pellizzi, Chair, University Seminar on the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, Columbia University
George Preston, Professor Emeritus, Department of Art History, CCNY-CUNY

10:15 – 10:45

Cecelia Klein, Professor Emerita, Department of Art History, UCLA
Regarding Art and Art History (presented by Ellen Hoobler)

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00

Richard Townsend, Chairman, Department of African Art and Indian Art of the Americas, Art Institute of Chicago
Water Mountain:  Participating in the Process of Nature’s Renewal in Native America

12:00 – 1:00

Leonardo López Luján, Senior Researcher and Director, Templo Mayor Project, INAH
Life after Death in Teotihuacan: The Moon Plaza’s Monoliths in Colonial and Modern Mexico

1:00 – 2:30: Lunch Break

2:30 – 3:30

Joanne Pillsbury, Associate Director of Scholarly Programs, Getty Research Institute
From the Republic of Letters to an Empire of Images: Archaeological Illustration and the Andes, 1850-1890. 

3:30 – 4:30

Gary Urton, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
Aesthetics of a Line, Entangled in a Network:  A Tribute to the Unique Vision of Esther Pasztory 

4:30 – 4:45: Coffee Break

4:45 – 5:45

Holland Cotter, Art Critic, The New York Times
Praise Song: What the Teacher Taught

Reception to Follow


Co-sponsored by The Columbia University Department of Art History and Archaeology and The Columbia University Seminar on the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas