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Friday, April 21, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, New York City

Welcome & Opening Remarks – 10:00 am

Katherine Manthorne, Professor of Art History, The Graduate Center, City University of New York 
Shannon Vittoria, Eva McGraw, and Bree Lehman, Co-organizers

Keynote Address – 10:15 am

New Methodologies of Land and Sea in American Art
Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, Alice Pratt Brown Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Panel One – 11:00 am

Hydrographic Aesthetics: Surveying and Representing British America
Emily Clare Casey, Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, University of Delaware

Oppositional Landscapes: Pre-Raphaelitism in America
Sophie Lynford, Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, Yale University

Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way: How Immigration Informs Image
Whitney Thompson, Ph.D. Candidate in Art History, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Panel Two – 1:30 pm

Plumbing the Alaskan Littoral with Eadweard Muybridge
Elizabeth W. Hutchinson, Associate Professor of Art History, Barnard College/Columbia University

The Global and the Intimate: A Cotton Landscape and American Origins
Michelle Foa, Associate Professor of Art History, Tulane University

Painting on “the rough edge of despair”: Martin Johnson Heade’s Florida Marshscapes
Ross Barrett, Assistant Professor, History of Art & Architecture, Boston University

Panel Three – 3:30 pm

Homer's "Regret": Explaining The Gulf Stream
Stephanie L. Herdrich, Assistant Research Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Remixing The Gulf Stream: Kerry James Marshall in the Wake of Winslow Homer
Chanda Laine Carey, Andrew W. Mellon Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University

Panel Four – 4:30 pm

Radical Seafaring: Andrea Grover and Mary Mattingly in Conversation
Andrea Grover, Executive Director, Guild Hall, and Mary Mattingly, New York-Based Visual Artist

Evening Reception – 5:30 pm