IFA-GSAS Forum on Forms of Seeing Annual Symposium: 4/27

Draper’s Christine Olson will be presenting at this symposium.

IFA-GSAS Forum on Forms of Seeing Annual Symposium
Friday, April 27, 2012 // 7 East 12 Street, Rm 321 // 4-7 PM

The Forum on Forms of Seeing is a specialized interdisciplinary forum for graduate students whose work addresses modes of visual representation and their products. Join us on Friday, April 27th for a series of brief presentations. Reception to follow for the (re)launch of the Forum’s online presence.
Scheduled Presentations
Reception to Follow
DENA A. AL‐ADEEB [Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, GSAS]
Transnational and Transdisciplinary Turns In Contemporary West‐Asian & North African Art
BLANCA DE LA VÁLGOMA [Institute of Fine Arts, GSAS]
Seeing a Portrait as They Saw It: Towards a Visual Culture of Seventeenth‐Century Spain

Photographing Forensics: Art, Science & the Politics of Visual Evidence in Post‐Dictatorship Argentina & Spain

SARAH GRISWOLD [Institute of French Studies/History, GSAS] 
Protecting the Muses: The League of Nations and Cultural Heritage Policy
CHRISTINE OLSON [Humanities and Social Thought, GSAS] 
Inscribing Turkishness: Alphabet and National Identity
ALIZA SHVARTS [Performance Studies, Tisch] 
Fake Blood and Queer Belonging
Maori Media in the 21st Century
Clark Coolidge’s Dialogic Poetry: Polaroid and Smithsonian Depositions
MAYA WINFREY [Performance Studies, Tisch] 
Racial Signification in Young Jean Lee’s LEAR: A Surface Reading

For more information about last year’s event, please visit

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