Orientalism: An International Affair

July 28-29, 2000

The following is a list of talks given at a symposium presented in conjunction with the exhibition Noble Dreams, Wicked Pleasures: Orientalism in America, 1870-1930.

For more information, contact the Research and Academic Program or call 413-458-0460.

  • 'In the Space of Elsewhere': Hollywood Orientalism and the 'Atmospheric' Motion Picture Palace
    Gaylyn Studlar
    Professor of Film Studies and English Language and Literature and Director of the Program in Film and Video, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • A Biographical Approach to the Study of American Orientalism
    Gerald Ackerman
    Professor Emeritus of Art History, Pomona College
  • Authoring and Othering: Reflections on the Voices of Art Criticism
    Sally Price
    Professor of Anthropology, College of William and Mary
  • Delacroix and Orientalism: After a la Turque
    Richard Brettell
    Professor of Art History, University of Dallas at Texas
  • Mirrors within Mirrors: 150 Years of Algerian Painting
    Francois Pouillon
    Director d'Etudes, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
  • Orientalism (and Occidentalism), Exoticism, Primitivism, Racism, etc.
    Stephen F. Eisenman
    Professor of Art History, Northwestern University
  • The Search for the 'Oriental' Close to Home: Representations of Native Americans in the Early Twentieth Century
    Frances Pohl
    Professor of Art History, Pomona College

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