This virtual lecture will deal with Jerusalem in late medieval imagination, focusing on the reconstruction of Jerusalem in Nuremberg.
Helen Zia: The Power of Unity and Re-Envisioning America
In this talk, author and activist Helen Zia examines the imperative for our multicultural communities to move forward together. Through personal stories from her experiences as an Asian American, feminist and LGBT activist for social justice, she shows how hidden pieces of our common history can help to transform our increasingly diverse communities into positive change.
On the Underground Railroad | 2022 Howard S. Schwartz Memorial Annual Lecture Series
This talk explores Underground Railroad locales and lore, extant escape narratives, archives, art, literature, and interviews. Presented by Professor Steven Nelson, Dean of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Superiority, Dependence, and Continuity: The Art and Architecture of the Jaina Community in Karnataka
In the early/mid-12th century, the prevailing influence of the Jaina community in Karnataka was severely threatened and significantly diminished as new dominant religious cults entered the area. This presentation analyses the effects these changes had on the art and architecture of the subjugated as well as on the new ruling elites.