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Christoffel van den Berghe, Still Life with Flowers in a Vase, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1617. Image and artwork in public domain.
Christoffel van den Berghe, Still Life with Flowers in a Vase, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1617. Image and artwork in public domain.
Talks
Oct 19, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Lower Level, Auditorium

Rarities of these Lands: Tulips and other Exotica in the Making of Golden Age Holland

Join us for a scholar lecture by Claudia Swan, associate professor of Art History at Northwestern University.

This presentation is part of the KAM exhibition Coveting Nature: Art, Collecting, and Natural History in Early Modern Europe. All visitors are invited to view the exhibition in the museum's Contemporary Gallery. 

This lecture is the Philipp Fehl Lecture in Art, honoring the work of the distinguished scholar and University of Illinois professor Philipp Fehl. Co-sponsored by the Department of Entomology, Department of History, and Krannert Art Museum.

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Zanzibar stamp with dhow
Zanzibar stamp with dhow
Talks
Sep 8, 2017 - 12 noon
Levis Faculty Center, 919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, 4th floor

The Transoceanic Turn as Paradigm Shift?

Workshop featuring Isabel Hofmeyr, professor of African Literature, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and Visiting Global Distinguished Professor of English, New York University; with Illinois faculty and graduate students. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact the museum or iprh@illinois.edu for more information.

Sponsored in part by Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and Krannert Art Museum