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The Harshest Cut: Circumcision in Medieval Christian Art and Thought
Sara Lipton, Professor of History, Stony Brook University, will examine representations and rhetorical uses of circumcision in late medieval Christian sources—manuscript illuminations, sermons, political satire and poetry. Negative treatments of the practice that construe it as brutal and hypocritical project onto Jews concerns about the body, the flesh and the material world. Reception to follow lecture.
Experience African arts focused on masquerade dances and ceremonies. Join discussions in Dawoud Bey: First-Year Florida Re-Visited. Challenge your preconceptions; engage in a creative activity; enjoy a performance. Hear from African Art curator Susan Cooksey and UF doctoral candidate Ndubuisi Ezeloumba on new masking traditions in Nigeria. Additional support for this evening provided by the UF Center for African Studies.
With an Eye to Profit: Photographic Studios in 19th Century Scotland
Anne Lyden, former Curator, Getty Museum and current International Photography Curator of the National Galleries of Scotland, will discuss the emergence of photography in Scotland with particular attention to the studio photographers whose work continues to be among the most widely collected examples of early photography. A reception will follow the lecture.
The University of Florida’s Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art collaborates with university and community partners to inspire, educate and enrich people’s lives through art. The museum brings the joy of experiencing great works of art to diverse university, community, national and global audiences through relevant and enlightening art collections, exhibitions and learning opportunities.