The Centre for International Visual Arts and Cultures is hosting three guest lectures this month. All three will be delivered by alumni from the MA in Art History and Visual Culture who are now working as university academics or professionals working in the art world.
The first of these is from Sarah Richter, currently researching her PhD in Contemporary Art History at the University of Illinois, who will be considering the photography of the South African artist Santu Mofokeng: Tue 5 April, 5pm, Briggs Hall Cafe.
The second is by Dr Arlene Leis, who completed her PhD at the University of York, held a Paul Mellon Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship and recently completed the first draft of her book on the ephemera collection of Sarah Sophia Bankes – which she will present on in her lecture, Tue 12 April, 5pm, Briggs Hall 212.
The third lecture is by Katie Hall who will introduce her early career in museum work since completing her MA. Katie completed an internship with the National Trust, went on to work at the Old State House Museum, Arkansas, and her talk will focus on collections management in her current position as Registrar at the Arkansas Art Centre, Thu 21 Apr, 6pm, Briggs Hall 210.