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Shifting Terrain: Mapping a Transnational American Art History Symposium
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9:30-9:45 a.m., Welcome
Elizabeth Broun, The Margaret and Terry Stent Director, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Elizabeth Glassman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Terra Foundation for American Art
9:45-10:15 a.m., Introduction
Cécile Whiting, Chancellor's Professor of Art History and Professor of Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine "The Transnational Turn in American Art History"
10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Things
Chair: Jennifer L. Roberts, Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University
Jennifer Van Horn, Assistant Professor of Art History, George Mason University "Re-membering War: Prostheses and Citizenship in Revolutionary America"
Jennifer Jane Marshall, Associate Professor of North American Art, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities "Nashville, New York, Paris, and Nashville: William Edmondson, Mobilized and Unmoved"
Ethan W. Lasser, Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. Curator of American Art and Head of the Division of European and American Art, Harvard Art Museums "The End of the 'American Gallery': Integrated Collections and the Future of American Art History"