Graduate and Undergraduate Art History Symposium
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Pillsbury Auditorium
April 18th, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

"Allegory of Life (The Dream of Raphael)." Giorgio Ghisi, 1561

Allegory of Life (The Dream of Raphael)
Giorgio Ghisi, 1561

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities are proud to sponsor the third annual Graduate and Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium. The day-long event will include nine emerging graduate and undergraduate art historian speakers from area colleges. The event will take place on April 18th over two sessions; the morning beginning at 10 am and the afternoon beginning at 1 pm. The event is free and open to the public, however tickets are required and can be reserved online at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts website here.

Morning Session begins 10 AM

  • Tatiana Kindy, Augsburg College, “St. Theobald Reliquary: Stimulating Devotion and the Relic and Reliquary Trade”
  • Brady King, University of St. Thomas, “Allegory of Life: Dream and Metamorphosis in 16th Century Italian Printmaking”
  • Camille Coonrod, Carleton College, “Harriet Hosmer’s Medusa”
  • Cormac Fitzgerald, St. Catherine University, “Mirrored Phantoms of Modernism: Visual Representation of Process in Matisse and Stein, a Bergsonian Reading”

Afternoon Session begins 1 PM

  • J.R. Syverson, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, “The Face of War: Military Propaganda and the Etchings of Otto Dix”
  • Parker Field, Macalester College, “Reflections on Tomatsu Shomei’s Atomic Bomb Damage: Wristwatch Stopped at 11:02, August 9, 1945, Nagasaki”
  • Elizabeth Brindley, St. Olaf College, “Mountain Views: Seeing Georgia O’Keeffe’s From the Ranch 1 as a connection between the “Faraway” and the Nearby”
  • Haley Bice, St. Cloud State University, “Arman’s Vitrines: the Spectacle and the Display”
  • Essma Imady, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, “Supha: Finding the Feminine Divine within Islamic Mythology”

Location and Parking

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is located at 2400 Third Avenue South in Minneapolis. Off street parking is available in a parking ramp just south of the museum, with surface lots on the northeast and southeast corners of the museum. Street parking is also available surrounding the museum. More information and maps can be found here.