Spring 2006

We have fixed our schedule for the spring term and we anticipate continued lively investigations of issues that are invigorating our scholarly fields. As is our custom, the seminars are entirely devoted to discussion of previously circulated papers; please call in advance for the papers.

Monday, April 10

4:15 p.m. Davison Art Center, Room 300
Hugo Van der Velden, History of Art and Architecture Department, Harvard University

Diptych Alterpieces and the Principle of Dextrality: Representing Hierarchy in Early Netherlandish Art

Thursday, May 4

4:15 p.m. Davison Art Center, Room 300
Bonnie Gordon, Department of Music, SUNY Stonybrook

Voice Machines: The Castrato, the Ear Trumpet and the Hydraulic Organ in Late Sixteenth-Century Rome