Graduate student activities: Hyeyun Chin in London and Angelique Szymanek in Montreal

Royal Exchange, London

Binghamton Art History goes abroad! If you find yourself in Montreal this weekend (March 16th-17th), join doctoral student Angelique Szymanek at Concordia University’s Art History Graduate Student Association Conference, “Situate Yourself: Embodied Knowledge in Art and Visual Culture.” Angelique’s talk is titled “The Fear of Rape, The Threat of Looking.”

Doctoral student Hyeyun Chin will be in London at the second annualLondon Studies Conference, to be held at the Institute of Education at the University of London (June 22nd-24th). Called “LONDONCITY 2012: London – City of Transformations?”, this interdisciplinary conference explores London’s metamorphosis over many centuries. Hyeyun’s presentation, “The Marketplace as Theatrum Mundi: The Spatial Politics of the Royal Exchange in Post-Fire London,” examines one of the most performative spaces in the city and its role as a “stage” for global commerce.

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