Workshop on Material Culture and Thing Theory

April 20, 2015 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Hurst Lounge
  • Michael Yonan, Art History, University of Missouri-Columbia, "What's the Matter with Franz Xaver Messerschmidt?"
  • Nancy Um, Art History, SUNY-Binghamton, "Spices, Porcelain, and Wood:  Material Registers of Dutch Exchange Around the Indian Ocean, ca. 1700"
  • Respondent:  Kristina Kleutghen, Art History, Washington University in St. Louis                                 
  • Sophie White, History, Notre Dame, "Enslaved Africains, Their Words, and Their Things"
  • Alex Dubé, History, Washington University in St. Louis, "The Fabric of the State:  Reading the Eighteenth-Century French Empire Through Woolen Cloth"
  • Respondent:  Mark Valeri, Danforth Center for Religion and Politics, Washington University in St. Louis