Itinerant Objects: Early Modern Mobility and the Spaces In Between: Block Museum - Northwestern University
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Itinerant Objects: Early Modern Mobility and the Spaces In Between

4 PM

Event Details

Date & Time:

Tue December 8, 2020
4 PM


The Block Museum of Art
40 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208


Open to the public, online


Centering on objects from the Muslim world that passed into and also through Venice in the early modern period, this workshop explores how we think and talk about mobility and distance as vectors of meaning, historically and in the present, in practices of research, writing, and museum display. 

Short readings will be pre-circulated. Contact 

 Elizabeth Rodini is Andrew Heiskell Arts Director at the American Academy in Rome and founder of the Program in Museums and Society at Johns Hopkins University. Her work joins scholarship in the history of art, curatorial practice, and museology. 

Passages, A lecture and a workshop on early modern globalism by Elizabeth Rodini, is presented by The Global Early Modern Group and The Buffet Institute for Global Affairs



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