Hispanic Art and the Americas Lecture Series
September 26, 2012
During the month of October, the Foreign Language Department will host the 2012 Voice Lecture Series, Hispanic Art and the Americas. All lectures will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Janet M. Daley Library Lecture Hall. The events are free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 10th
"Exhibiting Non-Places, Selling Nation: Spanish Art in New York"
Speaker: Dr. Alberto Medina, Associate Professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Columbia University
This lecture will focus on the analysis of some institutional strategies for the exhibition of Spanish art in New York in the last decade, specifically, "Spain Arts Fest," which took place in Times Square for two days in 2011 and "The Real Royal
Monday, October 22nd
"Goya and Boston"
Speaker: Stephanie Loeb Stepanek, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
In preparation for a major exhibition opening at the MFA in October 2014 - Goya: Hand and Mind - this lecture will bring to the forefront the numerous Boston collectors, curators, dealers and, in no small part, the artists who played a role in the formation of the collection.
Wednesday, October 24th
"Identity and Diversity in Artist's Books: A Fusion of Latin American Jewish Literature and Art"
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sadow, Professor of Spanish and Latin American Literature, Northeastern University
This lecture will feature a presentation and discussion of a new collection of 14 "artist's books," which serve as examples of the rich culture of the Jewish communities in Latin America.
Monday, October 29th
"Art of the Spanish Viceroyalties at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston"
Speaker: Dennis Carr, Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture in Art of Americas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Join Dennis Carr for a discussion of the collection of Spanish colonial art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and its installation in the new Art of the Americas Wing, which includes recently acquired works of furniture, painting and silver.
The Voice Lecture Series is presented with the support of Emmanuel's Academic Affairs Office and the Spanish Consulate of Boston.