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Animal Modernities: Images, Objects, Histories, 1750-1900

This symposium is presented by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Department of Art History, and the Department of French & Italian.

Thursday, October 13, 2022
9:15am – 5:00pm
Faculty Lounge
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Arts and Sciences, Conferences, Lectures & Seminars

Animal Modernities: Images, Objects, Histories, 1750-1900

Thursday, October 13, 2022

All sessions take place in the Faculty Lounge, Hopkins Center for the Arts

Panel Schedule:
9:15-9:30 - Welcome and Introductory Remarks, Daniel Harkett and Katie Hornstein
9:30-11:00 - PANEL I, Katie Hornstein, Chair
9:35-9:55 - Tarek El-Ariss, "Genie, Eagle, Satellite: Animal Visuality and the Orientalist Gaze in Volney's Les ruines ou meditations sur Jes revolutions des empires (1791)"
10:00-10:20 - Emily Gephart, "To Fool a Fish: Interspecies Aesthetic Entanglement in the Art of Fly Fishing"
10:25-10:45 - Michael Yonan and Amy Freund, "Modernism is a Cat"
10:45-11:00 - Questions and answers
11:00-11:30 - Coffee
11:30-1:00 - PANEL 2, yasser elhariry, Chair
11:35-11:55 - Maura Coughlin, "Bovine Ubiquity"
12:00-12:20 - Rosalind Hayes, "'Look to Your Eating': Animal Matter in Late Nineteenth-Century Photography"
12:25-12:45 - Catherine Girard, "What Do Seals Want? Unsettling the Visual Culture of Seals and Sealing through Restorative Art History and Deference to Indigenous Epistemologies"
12:45-1:00 - Questions and answers
1:00-2:00 - Lunch
2:00-3:05 - PANEL 3, Alysia Garrison, Chair
2:05-2:25 - Annie Ronan, "Mr. Crowley's Signature: Race, Resistance, and the Queerness of American Animal Portraiture"
2:30-2:50 - Sean Weiss, "Dogs to Remember: Commemorating Companion Species in Georgian England"
2:50-3:05 - Questions and answers
3:05-3:30 - Coffee
3:30-5:00 - PANEL 4, Daniel Harkett, Chair
3:35-3:55 - Nina Amstutz, "Charles Darwin, Karl Woermann, and the Animal as Artist in fin de siecle Histories of Art"
4:00-4:20 - Alysia Garrison, "William Blake's Animal Gestures"
4:25-4:45 - Niharika Dinkar, "Shooting Elephants, Exhibiting Empire"
4:45-5:00 - Questions and answers


Registration for these events is highly encouraged but not required. Please write to Humanities.Events@Dartmouth.edu if you plan to attend all or part of the day's events. Thank you!


For more information, contact:
Erin Bennett

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.