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Imaging Identity symposium

Dear All, a reminder

Imaging Identity: Media, Memory and Visions of Humanity in the Digital Present

Hosted by the National Portrait Gallery and Humanities Research Centre, Research School of Humanities and the Arts, Australian National University.
Venue National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Dates: 15-17 July 2010.

Program and Abstracts are now on-line at:
http://hrc.anu.edu.au/events/imaging-identity

We have extended the early bird registration to 19 June.

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June 3, 2010 Posted by | Symposium | | Leave a comment

The Research School of Humanities & the Arts presents;

The Research School of Humanities & the Arts presents,
6 Conversations Seminar Series: on the shifting relationships between art museums and their publics

Conversation 1 – The Considered Life

Venue: National Portrait Gallery, 12.30 pm Wednesday 21 April

Associate Professor John Armstrong, Philosopher-in-Residence at the Melbourne Business School and Andrew Sayers, Director National Portrait Gallery, discuss the ideas that guide our lives and the ways in which these ideas are presented in portraiture.
Pamela Clelland Gray, Head of Education and Visitor Services, National Portrait Gallery will chair the conversation.

For more information on the 6 Conversations series visit: http://rsha.anu.edu.au/events
Or contact Dr Melinda Hinkson, melinda.hinkson@anu.edu.au

April 7, 2010 Posted by | Seminar | | Leave a comment

Dear all – re the symposium mentioned in an earlier post…

Registration is now open for
IMAGING IDENTITY:
MEDIA, MEMORY AND VISIONS OF HUMANITY IN THE DIGITAL PRESENT
A symposium hosted by the National Portrait Gallery and the Humanities Research Centre, RSHA, Australian National University.
Venue: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
Dates: 15-17 July 2010
In conjunction with the exhibition ‘Present Tense’ at the National Portrait Gallery and the 2010 Biennale of Sydney, ‘The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age’

Registration Form and Accommodation Suggestions

Keynote speakers
WJT Mitchell, Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor of English and Art History, University of Chicago
David Elliott, Independent curator and Artistic Director of the 2010 Biennale of Sydney
David Marr, Journalist, author and commentator

Confirmed speakers include
David Campbell, University of Durham
Justin Clemens, University of Melbourne
Helen Ennis, School of Art, Australian National University
Martyn Jolly, School of Art, Australian National University
Didier Maleuvre, University of California
David MacDougall, Australian National University
Ian Maclean, University of Western Australia
Anna Munster, Centre for Contemporary Art and Politics, University of New South Wales
Elizabeth Rankin, Auckland University

Conveners:
Melinda Hinkson RSH, ANU melinda.hinkson@anu.edu.au
Howard Morphy RSH, ANU howard.morphy@anu.edu.au
Louise Doyle NPG louise.doyle@npg.gov.au
Pamela Clelland Gray NPG pamela.gray@npg.gov.au
Michael Desmond NPG michael.desmond@npg.gov.au
Caroline Turner RSH, ANU caroline.turner@anu.edu.au

More information go to Website: http://rsh.anu.edu.au/events/2010/imagingidentity/index.php

April 7, 2010 Posted by | Symposium | | Leave a comment