Review: Vénus Noire: Black Women and Colonial Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century France

Vénus Noire: Black Women and Colonial Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century France by Robin Mitchell, 2020, University of Georgia Press Review by Natasha Shoory Gustave Courbet’s visual allegory of life as an artist in mid-nineteenth-century France—L’Atelier du peintre (The Artist’s Studio, 1855)—depicts figures in three groups: laypeople on the left, Parisian elites on the right, and the … Continue reading Review: Vénus Noire: Black Women and Colonial Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century France

CFP: International Journal MDCCC 1800 (Ca’ Foscari-Venice) (10, 2021 to December 31, 2020

CFP: International Journal MDCCC 1800 (Ca' Foscari-Venice)  <https://edizionicafoscari.unive.it/it/edizioni4/riviste/mdccc-1800/> Scadenza invio abstract: 31 dicembre 2020  Scadenza invio articoli: 21 febbraio 2021 CALL FOR PAPERS È aperta la call for papers per la pubblicazione del n. 10 (2021) di MDCCC1800, rivista scientifica internazionale digitale open access indicizzata in Scopus. RINASCITA/REVIVAL. La riscoperta degli stili del passato nel … Continue reading CFP: International Journal MDCCC 1800 (Ca’ Foscari-Venice) (10, 2021 to December 31, 2020

CFP: The (After)Lives of Objects (Online, 18-19 March 21)

The (After)Lives of Objects (online, 18-19 Mar 21) Online / University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, March 18 - 19, 2021 Deadline: Dec 15, 2020 The [After]Lives of Objects: Transposition in the Material World University of Virginia Art & Architectural History Graduate Symposium Online Symposium Transposition involves the movement of people, objects, and ideas from one … Continue reading CFP: The (After)Lives of Objects (Online, 18-19 March 21)

SHC Series: Diversifying the History of Collecting

The Society for the History of Collecting Invites you to its New Series: Diversifying the History of Collecting We are delighted to announce the first events of a new programme designed to diversify research into the history of collecting. Our first session will be dedicated to the role of women in the history of collecting, … Continue reading SHC Series: Diversifying the History of Collecting