Monthly Archives: September 2013

Week #4 Seminar Discussion Questions

VISA 3P98 Seminar Discussion Questions September 25: Animals & Contemporary Art Seminar Leaders: Krista, Amy, Kara Assigned Reading: Ron Broglio, “‘Living Flesh’: Animal-Human Surfaces.” Journal of Visual Culture 7, no. 1 (April 2008): 103-21. Discussion Questions: 1. What do the … Continue reading

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Week #3 Seminar Discussion Questions

VISA 3P98 Seminar Discussion Questions September 18: Picturing Animals: A Brief History – Part II Seminar Leaders: Liz, Stacy and Sophie Assigned Reading: Diana Donald, “‘Beastly Sights’: The Treatment of Animals as a Moral Theme in Representations of London, C.1820-1850.” … Continue reading

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Portraits Honour 9/11 Search & Rescue Dogs

Ever wonder about the stories of search and rescue dogs? Global Animal has a great story (complete with photo gallery) of the dogs that helped with the 9/11 search & rescue efforts.    

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Week #2 Seminar Discussion Questions

VISA 3P98 Seminar Discussion Questions September 11: Picturing Animals: A Brief History – Part 1 Seminar Leaders: Erin & Jillian Assigned Reading: Sarah R. Cohen, “Chardin’s Fur: Painting, Materialism, and the Question of Animal Soul.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 38, no. 1 … Continue reading

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Pack Moves

Tonight is the opening for “Pack Moves,” a new exhibition curated by Brad Isaacs at  Hamilton Artists Inc. This exhibition is on until October 5th, and is very much related to some of the themes we will be exploring in … Continue reading

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Welcome to VISA 3P98 (Fall 2013)

Welcome to VISA 3P98, a special topics seminar on the theme of “Picturing Animals.” Our first class meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 4th from 1-4pm. I look forward to seeing you all then. In the meantime, if you are curious about … Continue reading

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