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Turner and the Whale Symposium

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To celebrate the exhibition of Turner and the Whale at Hull Maritime Museum, the History of Art department at the University of York will host a one-day international and interdisciplinary symposium considering key images and objects from the exhibition and the related Hull collections. The day will comprise a number of short position papers from some of the most established scholars in the field alongside a number of exciting new voices, from the fields of marine painting, critical animal studies, interdisciplinary folk art and craft studies, Arctic studies, and British art history. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Meg Boulton (Independent scholar)
  • Martha Cattell (University of York)
  • Jason Edwards (University of York)
  • Isabelle Gapp (University of York)
  • Eleanor Hughes (Walters Art Museum)
  • Richard Johns (University of York)
  • Kyveli Lignou-Tsamantani (University of York)
  • Sarah Monks (University of East Anglia)
  • Martin Myrone (Tate Britain)
  • Geoff Quilley (University of Sussex)
  • Emelia Jane Quinn (University of Oxford)
  • Benjamin Westwood (University of Oxford)
  • Christine Riding (National Maritime Museum)
  • Callum Roberts (University of York)

Location: Hull Maritime Museum

Time: 10:30-4:45pm

Email: Jason.Edwards@york.ac.uk



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