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September 2018

Lectures in the History of Art: Ruth Phillips, Professor of Art History, Carleton University

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The lecture will focus on the salvage anthropology paradigm, drawing primary examples from the work of U of Penn anthropologist Frank Speck and Edward Sapir in the early 20th c, and between the Museum of the American Indian, now NMAI, and the early National Museum of Canada (whose ethnology division was founded by Sapir, Speck’s fellow graduate student under Boas).

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October 2018

Special Lecture: Chanchal Dadlani, Wake Forest University

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Chanchal Dadlani is an Associate Professor of Art History and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Faculty Fellow at Wake Forest University, where she teaches the history of Islamic and South Asian art and architecture. She received a Mellon Author Award from the Society of Architectural Historians for her first book, From Stone to Paper: Architecture as History in the Late Mughal Empire (Yale University Press, 2018).

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