Monday, March 1, 2010

Thursday at Duke's Nasher Museum // "Realism, Modernism, Philosophy: A Symposium on the Visual Arts"

Head's up on a full slate of exciting events going on at Duke's Nasher Museum of Art this Thursday, all coordinated under the theme Realism, Modernism, Philosophy: A Symposium on the Visual Arts. Scheduled speakers include Duke's own Frederic Jameson and Toril Moi, as well as Robert Pippin of U. Chicago and Michael Fried of Johns Hopkins. Visit Duke's Center for Philosophy, Art, and Literature to learn more. A schedule of events is below:

March 4, 2010

2pm - 6pm: Three lectures taking place in the Nasher Art Museum Auditorium

2:00pm - Frederic Jameson "Narrative bodies: storytelling painting in the baroque era"
Introduced by: Geoffrey Harpham (Director, National Humanities Center)

3:15pm - Robert Pippin "Fatalism in Film Noir: Cinematic Philosophy in Orson Welles's The Lady from Shanghai." Introduced by: Owen Flanagan (James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy, Duke University)

4:30pm - Michael Fried "Anri Sala's Long Sorrow"
Introduced by: Kim Rorschach (Director of Nasher Museum of Art)

March 5th, 2010

10am - 12pm: Panel discussion with Fried and Pippin.
Moderated by Toril Moi and taking place in the Franklin Center room 240.
Both events are free and open to the public. Contact Leonore Miller with any questions.

Download the Events Poster HERE.

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