Associate Professor Tom McDonough will speak on knots and tectonics as part of a two-day conference on “Anni Albers and the Modernist Textile” at University College London, 26-27 January 2019, organized by Briony Fer in conjunction with her retrospective of Albers’s work on view at Tate Modern. For more information, see https://www.annialbersmodernisttextile.com/.
On February 28, 2019, Jason Joonsoo Park will deliver a lecture “Making the Intangible Tangible: Introduction to the Art of Chinese Papercutting” in conjunction with the current exhibition “The Ancient Art of Chinese Papercutting: From Heart to Hands”. Information is on the Libraries’ new events and the CCEC News on libguide.
Those links also guide to the registration page. Registration is not mandatory but recommended to save oneself a seat if planning to attend.
On January 24, 2019, Nancy Um will deliver a lecture entitled “Wrinkles in the Global Narrative of Porcelain – Coffee Cups in the Red Sea” as part of the series “Rethinking the Global Turn” at the Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington. On January 25, she will lead a workshop on data visualization, also hosted by the Simpson Center.
More information: https://simpsoncenter.org/projects/rethinking-global-turn