Synopsis: All are invited to the two-day symposium, which features a keynote address by Dr. Eric R. Kandel and lively talks by eight scholars and artists.
Start Time: Saturday, March 8, 2014 9:00 AM
End Time: Saturday, March 8, 2014 4:30 PM
Location: Voorhees Hall / Zimmerli Art Museum
Address: 71 Hamilton Street
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: $25, includes lunch
Speaker: See Website for Full Panel
Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site:
Contact Name: Theresa Watson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7237
Special Criteria: Advance Registration Required
Additional Information: 9-10am: Check-in and Continental Breakfast 10am-3:30pm: Symposium and Lunch 3:30-4:30pm: Reception The scholars and artists in this interdisciplinary symposium examine the role that portraits play in history and everyday life within the context of historical and contemporary art and material culture. The topics include the phenomenology of faces, the balance between the universal and the specific, the place of portraiture in incarceration and surveillance, the dissemination of portraits in time and history, and contemporary views on portraiture.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families