SCSU Event Calendar

Vivian Mann: Art Historian to Speak at Miller Center Wed. 10/16 at 7:00p

Date: October 16, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: James W. Miller Learning Resources Center 122
Description: Speakers.

Renowned art historian, Dr. Vivian Mann, will speak on the topic of "Traditionalism in Sephardic Art" as part of SCSU's series, "Sephardim - The Jews of Spain: 1492 and Beyond." Dr. Mann is director of the Master's Program in Jewish Art and Visual Culture at The Jewish Theological Seminary. For many years, Dr. Mann was Morris and Eva Feld Chair of Judaica at The Jewish Museum where she created numerous exhibitions and their catalogs Gardens and Ghettos: The Art of Jewish Life in Italy; Convivencia: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Spain; and, most recently, Morocco: Jews and Art in a Muslim Land. She is the author of Jewish Texts on the Visual Arts (2000, Cambridge University Press) and Art and Ceremony in Jewish Life: Essays in the History of Jewish Art (2005, Pindar Press). In 2010, Dr. Mann curated the exhibition Uneasy Communion: Jews, Christians and Altarpieces in Medieval Spain at the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), and helped produce the accompanying catalog.

Cost: Free
Sponsor:
Arts, School of the
Center for Continuing Studies
Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education
Languages and Cultures, Department of
Learning Resources Services
Liberal Arts, College of
Contact:
Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education (CHGE)
320-308-4205
chge@stcloudstate.edu
http://www.stcloudstate.edu/chge
Website: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/jewishevents/2013/10/10/lecture-traditionalism-in-sephardic-art/

'Vivian Mann: Art Historian to Speak at Miller Center Wed. 10/16 at 7:00p' Schedule

Date Time Location
October 16, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM James W. Miller Learning Resources Center 122