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Wednesday 04 November 2015

September-October 2015

Dr Karen Brown presented her paper ‘Stillness and temporality in the work of Luis MacNeice’ at the conference ‘L’immobilité vive’: Poétiques et esthétiques du moment held at the Université de Poiters and Château d’Oiron.

Dr Jeremy Howard gave an invited paper, 'Or Dundee: Questions of Art, Design and Public Space in post-industrial Britain', at the 'Museumification of Industrial Heritage' International Conference, Burylin Museum, Ivanovo (8-10 October).

Jeremy also published: ‘Renaissance Man in Moscow: Khristofor Golovey’s Monuments to Identity and New Order’, in Emma Volodarskaya, Jane Roberts and Tessa Murdoch, eds., Emerging Empires: England and Muscovy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (London and Moscow: Victoria and Albert Museum, Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages), pp. 57-64.

In September, Dr Alistair Rider wrote an essay to accompany an exhibition at Mnuchin Gallery, New York, which displayed important early Carl Andre sculptures alongside major works by his contemporaries, including Donald Judd, Robert Mangold, Agnes Martin and Frank Stella. The exhibition continues until December 5th 2015. http://www.mnuchingallery.com/exhibitions/carl-andre

In October, Alistair also gave a presentation at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol as part of a symposium on the work of Richard Long. The event coincided with their major retrospective on Long, 'Time and Space'. The exhibition continues until November 15th. http://www.arnolfini.org.uk/whatson/richard-long-time-and-space

Dr William Rough has been invited to deliver a paper titled 'Cribbing from Shakespeare: Sickert in the 1930s' at the Paul Mellon Centre's 'Walter Sickert: The Document and the Documentary' one-day conference on Friday 4th December 2015. Organised by Professor Anna Gruetzner Robins and Dr Sarah Victoria Turner, the conference will include contributions from Martin Hammer, David Peters Corbett, Sam Rose, Anne Wagner and T.J. Clark. For more details, and to book tickets, please see the following website: http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/whats-on/forthcoming/walter-sickert-document-and-documentary-147'

Dr Kathryn Rudy was interviewed along with Steve Wasserman (former book review editor for the LA Times) for a program at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, titled ‘The Past and Future of Reading’ on 20 September. The interview was recorded:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQRe39nqHEA&feature=youtu.be

Dr Ulrike Weiss has been awarded a John H. Daniels Fellowship, funding five weeks of research at the National Sporting Library & Museum, Virginia, for her project ‘Side-saddle or astride? Ladies on horseback, ca. 1500-1830’. This fellowship will be taken up in autumn 2016. In October, Ulrike gave a paper on this topic at the 21st annual conference of the Arbeitskreis für Geschlechtergeschichte der Frühen Neuzeit.

For previous research news please see the link below.

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/arthistory/news/title,282675,en.php