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April 10, 2013
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Undergraduate Art History Conference set for April 27

Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University students and art history majors from eight other universities and colleges will present papers at the fourth annual Undergraduate Art History Conference on April 27 at the Owens Audio-Visual Room on the Baldwin City campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Here's the schedule of presentations:By-Arbor-2forweb

Morning session, 10 a.m.
Baker Speech Choir

Laura Maria Somenzi, Johns Hopkins University, "Agostino di Duccio, An Artist of Rilievo"

Conor Moynihan, Columbia College, "Sweetbitter: Felix Gonzalez-Torres's Deconstruction of Homophobia"

Mamie Cox, Truman State University, "Depictions of Power: Female Performers in the Works of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec"

Elizabeth Owen, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, "Art of Negotiation: Pre-Columbian Motifs within the Monastic Spaces of Sixteenth-Century Ixmiquilpan"

Caitlin Goodman, Oklahoma Christian University, "Cy Twombly: Consummation in Untitled (Say Goodbye, Catullus, to the Shores of Asia Minor) and Coronation of Sesostris"

Afternoon session, 1:30 p.m.
Baker poets: Haven Ashley, Kyrie Bair, Katelin Colby, Tyler J. Keal, Teresa Morse, Parker Roth, Warren Swenson

Devon Parrott, Wayne State University, "Reconstructing the Archive: the Creation of Visibility for Black South African Lesbians in Zanele Muholi's Faces and Phases"

Haven Ashley, Baker University, "Chagall's Reverie: Exploring the Inspiration Behind Marc Chagall's Images of Lovers and Brides"

Elizabeth Capel, Elon University, "'Money Alone Was Not Enough: Gendered Gilded Age and Progressive Era Collecting Narratives and the Perpetuation of Difference"

Amanda Lesnikowsi, University of St. Thomas, "Rembrandt's Lucretias"

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