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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