9:00AM Welcome and Introduction
9:15AM Session 1: Power of collecting
Discussant: Severin Fowles, Barnard College
  Savannah Fetterolf and Fran Ritchie, Columbia University
The Violence of Collecting: an Examination of the Museum

Jane Tippett, University of Delaware
Provenance as Priority: An Examination of the Celebrity Auction and its Effect in the World of Contemporary Collecting

Courtney Stewart, Bard Graduate Center
(R)evolutions in Display: The Mevlânâ Museum of Whirling Dervishes
10:45AM Coffee Break
11:00AM Session 2: Collecting and haunting
Discussant: Angie Heo, Barnard College
  Tom Jacobs, New York Institute of Technology
Herding Ghosts: History, Collecting, and the Anti-Collective Impulse in Pynchon and McCarthy

Oisin Wall, London Consortium
Futurist Art and the Crypt

James Wilkes, London Consortium
Peter Riley’s Excavations: Some Thoughts on the Poem as Space of Collection
12:30PM Lunch
1:15PM Session 3: The performance of collecting
Discussant: Terry D'Altroy, Columbia University
  Catherine Howard, University of Oxford
Representing Performances, Performing Representations: The Photographs Collection of Darrell Posey

Lina Hakim, London Consortium
Collecting in art as system of thought. Looking at Susan Hiller’s From the Freud Museum (1991-6)

Brinda Kumar, Cornell University
Coomaraswamy and Collecting for Indian Art
2:45PM Coffee Break
3:00PM Session 4: The temporality of collecting
Discussant: Zoe Crossland, Columbia University
  Victoria Ehrlich, Cornell University
From Death to New Breath: Marcantonio’s Judgment of Paris

Antonia P. Young, University of California, Berkeley
Picture Galleries and the Wall Paintings of the Villa Farnesina: Art and Artificiality in the Early Roman Empire
4:15PM Conclusion

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