‘How have new technologies helped to efface histories of darkness? How, despite this, does darkness still create powerful ‘occasions’ for viewing? And to what extent does artificial light diminish modern encounters and interpretations of artworks and spaces?’
Deborah Kahn wrote her thesis at the Courtauld Institute. She subsequently returned to America where she has taught at Boston University as an Associate Professor for twenty-five years.
This is the first lecture in the 2021–2022 series of Yale Lectures in Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Architecture.
Join Dr Kate Franklin for the East of Byzantium lecture of 2021–2022.
The Society for Church Archaeology is delighted to welcome Dr Michael Carter who will deliver an online lecture on the topic of ‘Byland Abbey: using the dead to bring a medieval monastery to life’.
Join Jeffrey F. Hamburger for a lecture to celebrate the opening of ‘Imperial Splendor: The Art of the Book in the Holy Roman Empire, ca. 800–1500.’
Join Professor Marcus Milwright from the University of Victoria for his paper on ‘Representing Architecture in early Islam: The San’a’ Qur’an Frontispieces’
Join Professor Jane Hawkes for the online lecture ‘Globalising Anglo-Saxon Art’.
As part of the Art History Festival, Janina Ramirez will discuss her forthcoming book, Femina, and introduce the audience to the important women that have been written out of history.
The Society for Church Archaeology welcomes Dr Alex Woodcock for ‘Romanesque Sculpture in Devon and Cornwall’