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Visual & Material Culture Seminar Series

This interdisciplinary seminar series on visual and material culture is for anyone with interest in this field across different departments at UBC and beyond. It is an informal forum to share research and exchange ideas, usually followed by conversations over a drink at Koerner’s Pub.

Open to students, staff, faculty and community members in and around UBC.

Free, no registration required.

If you have questions, please contact Fuyubi Nakamura at fuyubi.nakamura@ubc.ca.

Where: MOA Room 213
When: Select Thursdays, 4 – 5 pm
Conveners: Dr. Fuyubi Nakamura, MOA Curator, Asia; Dr. Nuno Porto, MOA Curator, Africa & Latin America; Dr. Anne Murphy, UBC Asian Studies

Fall 2018 series

September 13: African Multiversities: Explorations Into the Display of Collections From Africa and its Diasporas at MOA, with Nuno Porto, MOA Curator, Africa and South America, UBC

September 27: Repeating and Rhyming after the Past: Textile Reconstructions in the Deccan, with Rajarshi Sengupta, PhD candidate, Art History, Visual Art & Theory, UBC

October 11: The Pleasures and Perils of Hong Kong Pulp Fiction, with Christopher Rea, Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, UBC

October 25: Artist: Functions and Forms of History and Subjectivity, with Catherine M. Soussloff, Professor, Art History, Visual Art & Theory, UBC

November 8: Speculative Cartography in Japan: Drawings of Cities Through an Objective and Subjective Lens, with Mari Fujita, Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, UBC

November 22: Patterns of Consumption: Indian Dress and Colonial Society, 1770-1850, with Tara Mayer, Instructor, Department of History, UBC