Brown Bag Research Talks 2018  

A new series of lunchtime research talks in art history and cultural policy, presented by staff and postgraduate students at UCD. 

Tue., 9 Oct. 2018:
Priscilla Sonnier: Playful Pantheon: Self-Fashioned Sexual Narratives in Joshua Reynolds’ Mrs. Musters as Hebe and Lady Sarah Bunbury Sacrificing to the Graces
Assoc. Professor Emily Mark-FitzGerald: Ireland Through the Stereoscope: Ireland in 3D Photography at the Turn of the Century

Tue., 23 Oct 2018:
Frances Coulter: Drawing Titian's Caesars: A Rediscovered Album by Bernardino Campi
Professor Kathleen James-Chakraborty: Architecture, Its Histories and Their Audiences

Tues., 20 Nov. 2018:
Jan Frohburg: The "Other" Farnsworth House
Dr Kathryn Milligan: Social Smoking and French Fancies: the Dublin Art Club, 1886 - 1898

 

Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Venue: J004 (Rosemarie Mulcahy Seminar Room), Newman Building, UCD.
All Welcome.

 

 Past Research Lectures/Seminars

  • Nov 21, 2017: Encounter, Collaboration and Negotiation: An Interrogation of Co-creation in Contemporary Irish Collaborative Art Practices, David Teevan, PhD Candidate, UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy
  • Nov 14, 2017: Unpublished Drawings by James Cavanah Murphy (1760-1814) at the Gennadius Library, Athens, Assoc. Professor Lynda Mulvin, UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy
  • Oct 24, 2017: Materials and Craftsmanship in Architectural Production, Assoc. Professor Christine Casey, Trinity College Dublin
  • Oct 5, 2017: Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901, Dr Susan Galavan, Univeristy of Leuven
  • Apr 27, 2017: The Poetry of Vision: The Rosc Art Exhibitions 1967-1988, Dr Peter Shortt
  • Apr 6, 2017: A Body is a Body: The Embodied Politics of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Contemporary Irish Art, Dr Kate Antosik-Parsons
  • Mar 9, 2017: IMMA Collection: Freud Project The National Collection Reflects, Christina Kennedy, Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • Feb 23, 2017: The Story of the Art and Design Division of the National Museum of Ireland through its Collections of Decorative Arts, Design and History, Dr Audrey Whitty, National Museum of Ireland
  • Nov 10, 2016: Silver in Georgian Dublin: making, selling, consuming, Dr Alison FitzGerald, NUI Maynooth
  • Oct 20, 2016: The person behind the picture: the Dublin Civic Portrait Collection, Dr Mary Clark, Dublin City Archivist & curator of the Dublin Civic Portrait Collection
  • Sep 29, 2016: Not another book on the Country House!, Dr Patricia McCarthy
  • Apr 20, 2016: ‘The Taking of Christ’ - Advanced research into Caravaggio’s Technique, Simone Mancini, Head of Conservation, National Gallery of Ireland
  • Apr 14, 2016: Art History in India and Its Discontents in Global Times, Professor Parul Dave-Mukherji, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Feb 25, 2016: Modern Revival of Ancient Heritage: Ireland and China, Professor Chen Li, Beijing Foreign Studies University
  • Feb 18, 2016: Globalism Before Europe? Arabia and India in the Churches of Medieval Ethiopia, Professor Finbarr Barry Flood, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities, NYU
  • Feb 10, 2016: The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. New approaches of re-reading the medieval pilgrimage church at Finis Terrae, Professor Bernd Nicolai, Universität Bern
  • Nov 19, 2015: Beyond Ulysses: searching for the city in Irish art history, Dr Kathryn Milligan
  • Oct 15, 2015: “The excellent painter...” Research into the life and paintings of the Baroque artist, John Michael Wright (1617-1694), Eivlin Roden
  • Sep 24, 2015: “An ornament to the city” Holy Trinity Church and the Capuchin Order, Patricia Curtin-Kelly
  • Apr 14, 2015: The Greatest Show on Earth: George Scharf & the Art Treasures Exhibition, 1857, Dr Philip Cottrell, UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy
  • Mar 3, 2015: Emily Carr - Conflicting Perspectives, Charles Hill, former curator of Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada
  • Feb 10, 2015: Mendelsohn and Libeskind: a Hidden History. Jewish Identity, the Void, Architectural Metaphors and Traces through 20th-century Berlin, Professor Bernd Nicolai, University of Bern
  • Feb 3, 2015: And Then There Were None: Waterwheel Mills and Nostalgia in the Art of Canadian Painter Homer Watson (1855-1936), Professor Brian Foss, UCD Craig Dobbin Chair of Canadian Studies
  • Nov 11, 2014: Blazing Saddles: Aelbert Cuyp and the Equestrian Portrait, Dr John Loughman, UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy
  • Oct 28, 2014: Encounters with Socrates: Conversational Settings in the ancient Athenian Agora, Dr Samantha Martin-McAuliffe, UCD School of Architecture
  • Oct 21, 2014: Reversing the Route: Counter-Revolutionary Tours and Landscapes of post-1798 Ireland, Dr Finola O’Kane, UCD School of Architecture
  • Oct 14, 2014: A is for Amulet: an A to Z through the Chester Beatty Collections, Fionnuala Croke, Director, Chester Beatty Library
  • May 27, 2014: Sacred and profane in Titian's late mythologies, Dr Tom Nichols, University of Glasgow
  • Apr 22, 2014: Architecture since 1400: Writing a Survey, Professor Kathleen James-Chakraborty, UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy
  • Apr 8, 2014: COMMEMORATING THE FAMINE: memory & the monument, Dr Emily Mark-FitzGerald, UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy
  • Feb 11, 2014: Mies van der Rohe's Concert Hall: "...radical and conservative at once", Jan Frohburg, SAUL School of Architecture University of Limerick
  • Nov 12, 2013: Eileen Gray: the Elusive Irish designer and architect, Jennifer Goff, National Museum of Ireland
  • Nov 5, 2013: Painting and Sculpture for Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dr Nicola Figgis & Dr Paula Murphy, UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy
  • Oct 9, 2013: Lord Charlemont’s Landscape: alternative views to Classical Marino, Dr. Ruth Musielak
  • Apr 9, 2013: The ceroplastic oeuvres of Daniel Neuberger the Younger and Anna Felicitas Neuberger, Maeve McGrath, University of Regensburg
  • Nov 27, 2012: Death of the Artist: Researching Artists' Monuments & Memorials in Baroque Rome, Corinna Ricasoli, IRCHSS postgraduate scholar
  • Oct 11, 2012: Vermeer and Music: Love and Leisure in the Dutch Golden Age, Dr. Betsy Wieseman, Curator of Dutch Paintings, National Gallery, London
  • Mar 29, 2012: Outside the Canon of High Renaissance Art: Masterpieces by Leone and Pompeo Leoni in Spain, Dr Rosemarie Mulcahy, Adjunct Professor at UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy
  • Feb 16, 2012: Susanna and the Elders: Images of Venice, Dr Audrey Nicholls.
  • Oct 27, 2011: Quantity over Quality: Decorative plasterwork as a commercial enterprise in Georgian Britain & Ireland, Dr Conor Lucey, National University of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow in History (2010/11)