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The Aesthetics of Astronomy: A Subjective Look at Cosmographical Depictions through Time

Humanities Forum, CIRCA, History Tuesday, April 1 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture Sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities. Co-sponsored by the Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts, and the Department of History. Writer, photographer and artist Michael Benson presents a retrospective look at …

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Discussion on N. Jay Jaffee Photographs from Public to Personal, 1947-1997

Visual Arts, History Discussion on N. Jay Jaffee Photographs from Public to Personal, 1947-1997 Thursday, February 27 | 4:00 p.m. Albin. O. Kuhn Library Gallery Christy Ford Chapin, Assistant Professor of History, will shed light on the historical context in which Jaffee was active as a photographer, with emphasis on the Cold War, McCarthyism, and the …

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The Worlds of Joseph Conrad: British Imperial Decline and the Dawn of Globalization

Humanities Forum Tuesday, September 24 | 4:00 p.m. “The Worlds of Joseph Conrad: British Imperial Decline and the Dawn of Globalization,” Maya Jasanoff, Professor of History, Harvard University Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery This Humanities Forum is the annual Robert K. Webb History Department Lecture. It is sponsored by UMBC’s Department of History and co-sponsored …

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For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Visual Arts November 15 – March 10 For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, organized by the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture in partnership with …

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Schleppers and Shoppers: Jews, Street Markets, and the Selling of Ready-to-Wear Fashion in London in the 1920’s and 1930’s

Thursday, September 27, 5:00 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Judith Walkowitz, Johns Hopkins University “Schleppers and Shoppers: Jews, Street Markets, and the Selling of Ready-to-Wear Fashion in London in the 1920’s and 1930’s” Humanities Forum Annual Robert K. Webb History Department Lecture “Schleppers and Shoppers” spotlights a Jewish street market that emerged as the …

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