Tom McDonough to speak at “Anni Albers and the Modernist Textile”

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

Nancy Um speaks at the University of Washington

Cup, porcelain, made in Jingdezhen, 1662-1722, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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.