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The Art Institute of Chicago 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60603-6404 http://www.artic.edu Girodet: Romantic Rebel SYMPOSIUM Saturday, April 22, 10a.m.-4 p.m. Fullerton Hall Call (312) 443-3680 to register. In conjunction with the exhibition Girodet: Romantic Rebel, a panel of distinguished scholars offers fresh insights into the art of Girodet and his times. The speakers will explore issues of empire, imperialism, colonialism, postcolonialism, gender, and homoeroticism that reflect the political and social developments in Girodet's art as well as our own contemporary interpretations. Morning Session Welcome: James Cuno, President and Eloise W. Martin Director Introduction: Sylvain Bellenger, Chief Curator of the National Patrimony, Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art, Paris, Jay A. Clarke, exhibition cocurator Panelists: Jill H. Casid, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Girodet in Pieces" Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby, University of California-Berkeley, "Girodet, Empire and Loss" Thomas Crow, Getty Research Institute, "Composition and Decomposition in Girodet"s Revolt of Cairo" Moderator: Larry Feinberg, exhibition cocurator Afternoon Session Panelists: Richard J. Powell, Duke University, "Belley, Toussaint, and Others: A Dandy Afterlife" Mechthild Fend, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, "The Metamorphoses of Gender in Girodet"s Loves of the Gods" Dorothy Johnson, University of Iowa, "Girodet"s Mythologies: Eros and Aletheia" James Smalls, University of Maryland, Baltimore, "Homoeroticism and Masculinity in Girodet"s Quest for Originality" Moderator: Jay A. Clarke, exhibition cocurator -- ____________________________________________________________________ H-ARTHIST Humanities-Net Discussion List for Art History E-Mail-Liste fuer Kunstgeschichte im H-Net Editorial Board Contact Address / Fragen an die Redaktion: email@example.com Submit contributions to / Beitraege bitte an: firstname.lastname@example.org Homepage: http://www.arthist.net ____________________________________________________________________