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April 2017

2017 Bettie Allison Rand Lecture Series: Stephen J. Campbell, Johns Hopkins University

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until April 6, 2017

121 Hanes Art Center, 121 E Cameron Ave
CHAPEL HILL, 27514 United States
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Campbell Rand Poster 3.6.17 2

Through a generous gift to the UNC Arts and Sciences Foundation, William G. Rand established this lecture series in memory of his late wife, Bettie Allison Rand. This funding allows the Department of Art to bring one or more eminent art historians to UNC-CH every other year for residencies of various lengths. While they are in Chapel Hill, these scholars present a series of lectures and interact with undergraduate and graduate art history and studio art students.

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2017 Bettie Allison Rand Lecture Series: Stephen J. Campbell, Johns Hopkins University

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until April 6, 2017

121 Hanes Art Center, 121 E Cameron Ave
CHAPEL HILL, 27514 United States
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Campbell Rand Poster 3.6.17 2

Through a generous gift to the UNC Arts and Sciences Foundation, William G. Rand established this lecture series in memory of his late wife, Bettie Allison Rand. This funding allows the Department of Art to bring one or more eminent art historians to UNC-CH every other year for residencies of various lengths. While they are in Chapel Hill, these scholars present a series of lectures and interact with undergraduate and graduate art history and studio art students.

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Art History Colloquium: Zara Anishanslin, University of Delaware

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
woman in silk

Through the story of a portrait of a woman in a silk dress, historian Zara Anishanslin embarks on a fascinating journey, exploring and refining debates about the cultural history of the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world. While most scholarship on commodities focuses either on labor and production or on consumption and use, Anishanslin unifies both, examining the worlds of four identifiable people who produced, wore, and represented this object: a London weaver, one of early modern Britain’s few women silk designers, a Philadelphia merchant’s wife, and a New England painter.

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Art History Colloquium: Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, American Studies

April 21 @ 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
306 Peabody Hall, UNC at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, 27599 United States
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Jack Hokeah, Pochoir print of Jack Hokeah drawing of hummingbird dance, 1929, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

“Kiowa Painters:  Innovation in Art and Dance, 1928-1940” Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote’s research interests center upon American Indian history, material, and expressive culture. Her current project, a book manuscript based on her dissertation, entitled “Envisioning Nationhood:  Kiowa Expressive Culture 1875-1939,” argues that expressive culture (beadwork, metalwork, painting, and dance) is a vital location through which the Kiowa, a tribe in Oklahoma have created, maintained, and reformulated the boundaries and bonds of their nation.  She has also done research on nineteenth century Plains…

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