Visual History: The Past in Pictures 2016-2017 Mellon Sawyer Seminar Concluding Symposium (VSRI)

Monday, April 24 at 10:00am to 5:30pm

The Velaslavasay Panorama 1122 W 24th St, Los Angeles

Concluding Symposium

Sunday, 4/23, The Velaslavasay Panorama, 1122 W 24th St, Los Angeles, 3-6pm
Street parking only

 

3pm—Tour of the Panorama 

3:45pmDaniela Bleichmar and Vanessa Schwartz: Introduction 

4pmFelipe Pereda, Harvard University: "Images' Oblivious Memory. Ancient Funerary Lament and its Afterlife" 

5pmBillie Melman, Tel Aviv University: "Ur: Empire, Modernity and the Visualization of Antiquity between the Two World Wars" 

6pm—Reception 

 

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Monday, 4/24, DML 241, 10am–5:30pm

9:30am—Coffee and Pastries, Welcome 

10amPeter Parshall, The National Gallery of Art: "Picturing the Present as History: The Problem of Episodic Narration" 

11amRandall Meissen, USC: "Francisco Pacheco's Libro de retratos and the creation of Seville's historical memory"; and Aaron Rich, USC: "Good Books: Research Bibles and Historical Knowledge in the Hollywood Peplum Epic" 

12pm—Lunch 

1pmAllan Doyle, USC: "Lithographic History in the Voyages Pittoresques" 

2pmJeremy Melius, Tufts University: "Schlosser's Photographic Histories" 

3pm—Coffee 

3:30pm—Visual History Case Studies: Graduate Student Lightning-Round and General Discussion 

Event Type

Arts, Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Conference/Symposia, Student Life, Reception

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus, Other Location

Tags

history, Dornsife, VSRI, visual studies

Website

https://dornsife.usc.edu/vsri/upcomin...

Cost

Free

Department

History

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