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October 2019

Enrique Chagoya: Detention at the Border of Language

October 22

The Department of Art and Art History presents Detention at the Border of Language, a survey of paintings, drawings, prints, and multiples by Enrique Chagoya, on view October 22–December 6, 2019, at the Coulter Art Gallery. Join us for the opening reception on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4-6 pm. I believe that everybody is an alien. I think that we all come from somewhere else. Nobody is pure ethnically. Those times are gone. Maybe there was never any purity in human…

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Open House: Newly acquired medieval and early modern books and manuscripts

October 25 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

On Friday, October 25th, 2019, there will be an Open House featuring newly-acquired manuscripts and rare books in the Barchas Room of the Special Collections Department of Green Library from 11:00am-2:00pm. A particular focus of this event will be a selection of Ottoman manuscripts in Arabic, Turkish, and Persian with Islamic Studies and South Asian Studies curator Ryan Perkins on hand to discuss the strong manuscript traditions in the Islamicate world and the relatively late adoption of print.  In addition,…

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“Answers from the Great Beyond”: Halloween Open House in Green Library

October 31 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This Halloween event looks at seances and other means of communication between the dead and the living. What does it mean to communicate with the dead? Under what conditions is contact between the living and the dead possible? What messages do the most well-known ghosts and spirits seek to convey? The idea of contacting or communing with the dead has been present, in various forms, for all of human history. Belief in ghosts and spirits is based on the concept…

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November 2019

A Gift of Art from Marilyn F. Symmes

November 20 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See an eclectic selection of prints and drawings that highlight different ways of thinking about works as both images and objects. IMAGE: Su-Li Hung (U.S.A., b. Taiwan, 1947), World Trade Center, 2001. Woodcut. Gift of Marilyn F. Symmes, 2018.9 Admission Info Cantor Arts Center: Open Wed-Mon, 11am – 5pm, Thurs until 8pm. CLOSED TUES

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Surf Sequence by Ansel Adams

November 20 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore this series of spontaneously-captured surf images, studies of nature, time, and organic line, in the context of Adams’s relationship with water in different forms. IMAGE: Ansel Adams (U.S.A., 1902–1984), Surf Sequence #4, San Mateo County Coast, California, 1940. Gelatin silver print. Used with permission of and © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. The Capital Group Foundation Photography Collection at Stanford University, 2019.42.61 Admission Info Cantor Arts Center: Open Wed-Mon, 11am – 5pm, Thurs until 8pm. CLOSED TUES

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