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Visiting lecturer: Natalia Di Pietrantonio (Bard Graduate Center)

When: Monday, March 2, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, Trienens Forum Room, 1515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Mary Clare Meyer   847.491.3230

Group: Department of Art History

Category: Academic


"Fractured Book Arts: Indian Painting in the wake of British Colonialism"

Di Pietrantonio earned her PhD from Cornell University in 2018. In 2011, she received her M.A. from Columbia University in South Asian Studies. Her doctoral dissertation, "Erotic Visions: Poetry, Literature, and Book Arts from Avadh, 1754-1857," focuses on erotic miniatures such as representations of female nudes and amorous couples produced in and around the Indo-Islamic court of Avadh, India.


Image credit: ‘Ishqnama, folio 66v, c. 1849. The Royal Collection Trust at Windsor Castle.

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