Event @ MassArt: Thursday 2/18, 4:00-6:30 Kennedy 2nd floor conference room
TALK/MODULE (History of Art)
Christoph Irmscher Ecocriticism in American Art
Christoph Irmscher is a professor of American literature at Indiana University, who studies the visual culture of the 19th century and contemporary art in the 21st He is co-editor of the anthology, A Keener Perception: Ecocritical Studies in American Art History, one of the first publications on ecocriticism in the discipline of art history. Irmscher will discuss historical and contemporary images of nature in the American environment in his presentation.