Art, Ownership, and Cultural Property: 2010 Bale Boone Symposium in the Humanities

  • 18 Oct 2010
  • 22 Oct 2010
  • Gaines Center for the Humanities, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
The Gaines Center for the Humanities presents the 2010 Bale Boone Symposium in the Humanities:

Art, Ownership, and Cultural Property

Monday, October 18

4:30–5:30 pm: The Art Mueseum at the University of Kentucky, Opening Reception

6:00 pm: Worsham Theater, UK Student Center “Parthenon Redux: A Twenty-first Century Perspective” Joan Connelly, Professor of Classics and Art History, New York University, and Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
&
“Sealed in Marble”
Adam Gopnik, Staff Writer for The New Yorker and author of Paris to the Moon

Tuesday, October 19

3:30 pm: Center Theatre, UK Student Center Screening of The Rape of Europa documentary

6:00 pm: Center Theatre, UK Student Center “The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe’s Treasures in World War II” Lynn Nicholas, Author of The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe’s Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War

Wednesday, October 20

7:30 pm: Transylvania University, Haggin Auditorium “Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers” Transylvania University’s William R. Kenan, Jr., Lecture Series Kwame Anthony Appiah, Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University

Thursday, October 21

6:00 pm: Center Theatre, UK Student Center “Two Perspectives on Cultural Heritage” James Cuno, President and Director, The Art Institute of Chicago and Patty Gerstenblith, Distinguished Research Professor; Director, Center for Art, Museum, and Cultural Heritage Law, DePaul University

Friday, October 22
6:00 pm: Small Ballroom, UK Student Center “The Voyage of Kalume’s Stolen Statues: The Ethics of Collecting in an Era of Cultural Identity Politics” Monica Udvardy, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director, International Studies Program, UK

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