- 11 October 2006
- 6:00 – 7:30 pm
- Public Study Room, Paul Mellon Centre
This autumn the Paul Mellon Centre will be running its fifth annual programme of research seminars in British art and architectural history.
The seminars provide an opportunity for those who have held Senior Fellowships to air the new ideas they have been working on during their tenure. They also provide an opportunity for oyunger scholars who have either held Postdoctoral Fellowships or who are engaged in doctoral research work in British art and architectural history at Yale University to share their ideas with a British audience.
Dr Nicholar Grindle, 'Landscape, Commercial Modernisation and Political Opposition to the Three Kingdoms, 1660-1714'
Jo Briggs, 'Global Doubt: Socialist Visual Culture and the Boer War Protest Modement in Fin-de-Siècle London'
Dr Francis Spalding, 'Taking Nothing for Granted: John Piper's Pursuit of National Identities'
Dr Riann Coulter, 'Louis le Brocquy's "Presence" Series, 1956-1966: Irish, British or International?'
Dr Amy Sargeant, 'The Man in the White Suit: New Textiles and the Social Fabric'
Rachael Oberter, 'Spiritualism and the Visual Imagination in Victorian Britain'
Prof. Vaughan Hart, '"A Pretty Impudent Countenance": The Architecture of Sir John Vanbrugh'
Prof. Angela Rosenthal, 'Making Light of Race: Visual Humor in the Age of Abolitionism'