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April 21 | “American Identities on Land and at Sea” Conference

Friday, April 21st, 10:00am–5:30pm, Martin E. Segal Theatre

Landscape and seascape have been abiding interests in the history of American art, inspiring iconic national imagery and stimulating significant bodies of literature. Many studies have examined how landscape and marine painting encode American culture, politics, and philosophy, often promoting a monolithic notion of American identity. As histories of American art become more culturally and geographically expansive, taking into consideration the larger context of the Western Hemisphere and the transatlantic world, how can scholars reassess images of land and sea? Featuring papers by both established and emerging scholars, this conference explores the ways in which the reinterpretation of American landscape and marine art across media can challenge, subvert, and transform traditional conceptions of American identity.

Click here for the full schedule and more information.

 Cosponsored by The PhD Program in Art History’s Rewald Endowment, the Doctoral Students’ Council


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