Middle Atlantic Symposium - George Levitine Lecture: Professor F. Barry Flood, "Modernity, Iconoclasm and Anticolonialism - Other Statue Histories"
The 51st Annual Sessions of the Symposium will be held virtually on Friday and Saturday, March 5th and 6th, 2021. The symposium will begin on Friday evening, March 5th, when Professor Finbarr Barry Flood, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities in the Department of Art History and the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, and director of Silsila: Center for Material Histories, will deliver this year’s George Levitine Lecture via a Zoom webinar hosted by the University of Maryland. The title of his talk, which he will deliver at 6 pm, is "Modernity, Iconoclasm and Anticolonialism – Other Statue Histories."
The Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland and the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art have jointly sponsored the Middle Atlantic Symposium in the History of Art since 1971. The Symposium offers an opportunity not only for advanced graduate students to present their research to the public, but also to bring together the academic and museum communities in the greater Washington area.
Participating institutions are American University, Bryn Mawr College, Duke University, Emory University, George Washington University, Johns Hopkins University, the Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, the University of Delaware, the University of North Carolina, the University of Virginia, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh, and Virginia Commonwealth University, seven of which join the University of Maryland to form each year's cohort.