Symposium | Visualising Learning in France, 1500–1830

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on May 6, 2017

From the Centre for French History and Culture at St Andrews:

Visualising Learning in France, 1500–1830
St Andrews, 24–25 May 2017

Generously supported by the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, the Society for French Studies, The Centre for French History and Culture, School of Art History, and School of History, University of St Andrews

The event is free but places are limited. Please register by emailing ljg21@st-andrews.ac.uk (Linda Goddard) by 15 May, indicating day 1, 2, or both.

New Seminar Room, School of History, South Street, St Andrews

W E D N E S D A Y , 2 4  M A Y  2 0 1 7

9.30  Tea/coffee and welcome

10.00  Susanna Berger (University of Southern California / Villa I Tatti), Siegmund Jacob Apin on Visual Learning in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Europe

11.00  David Pullins (Massachusetts Institute of Technology / The Frick Collection), Visualizing Drawing: Cochin, the Encyclopédie and the livres à dessiner Tradition

12.00  Lunch

1.00  Katie Scott (The Courtauld Institute of Art) and Hannah Williams (Queen Mary University of London), Objects of Learning: Houdon’s Écorché and Oppenord’s Ripa

2.00  Stephanie O’Rourke (University of St Andrews), Histories of the Self in the Trioson Portrait Series

3.00  Coffee

3.30  Charles Kang (Columbia University), Trees of Blood: Injection and Representation

4.30  General discussion

5.00  Reception

T H U R S D A Y ,  2 5  M A Y  20 1 7

9.30  Sarah Easterby-Smith (University of St Andrews), Cultivating Utility: Amateur Botany, Taste, and Floriculture in Late-Eighteenth-Century France

10.30  Richard Taws (University College London), The Echo Chamber of the French Revolution

11.30  Coffee

11.45  Mary Orr (University of St Andrews), Colouring the Science of the Past: The Arts of Learning for the Present?

Poster image: Jean-Baptiste Greuze, A Boy with a Lesson-Book (detail), exhibited 1757 (National Galleries Scotland).


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