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Peaches and Pearls: Materializing Metaphors of Race in Eighteenth-Century British Art

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Uris Hall, G08
Central Campus

Institute for European Studies, Cornell University


Jennifer Germann, is an associate professor and chair of Art History at Ithaca College. She has published on French portraiture, material culture, and women artists. Her current project investigates the history and representation of Black women in eighteenth-century Britain and the development of racial discourses in the visual arts. Her research has been supported by grants from the NEH, the Yale Center for British Art, the American Philosophical Society, and a Fulbright.

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, History of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell Institute for European Studies



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