Archival Program Information
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Symposium Schedule

Admission is free. Separate reservations are required for each day of the symposium.
Reservations are now full.

Day One: Thursday, May 6, 2010
1:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.; GRI Lecture Hall

12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Welcome: Andrew Perchuk, the Getty Research Institute

Introduction: Ali Behdad, University of California, Los Angeles

Session I

1:15 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Christopher Pinney, University College London
What's Photography Got To Do With It?

1:45 p.m.–2:15 p.m.
Ali Behdad, University of California, Los Angeles
The Orientalist Photograph

2:15 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Coffee break

Session II

3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Mary Roberts, University of Sydney
The Limits of Circumscription

3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Nancy Micklewright, the Getty Foundation
Family, Politics, History, Art: Alternative Histories of Photography in the Ottoman Middle East

4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Day Two: Friday, May 7, 2010
9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.; GRI Lecture Hall

9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Welcome: Rebecca Peabody, the Getty Research Institute

Session III

9:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m.
Esra Akcan, University of Illinois at Chicago
Off the Frame: The Panoramic City Albums of Istanbul

10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Rob Linrothe, Northwestern University
Travel Albums and Revisioning Narratives: A Case Study in the Getty's Fleury 'Cachemire' Album of 1908

10:45 a.m.–11:15 a.m.

11:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Coffee break

Session IV

11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Darcy Grigsby, University of California, Berkeley
Two or Three Dimensions? Scale and Egypt's Pyramids

12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m.
Luke Gartlan, University of St. Andrews
Dandies on the Pyramids: Photography, Tourism, and German Speaking Artists in Cairo (1875–1876)

12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Lunch break

Session V

2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Kathleen Howe, Pomona College and Pomona College Museum of Art
Time and Place: Considering Architectural Travels in the Middle East

2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Anne Lacoste , J. Paul Getty Museum
The Human Figure in 19th Century Photographs of Antique Monuments in the "Orient"

3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Coffee break

Session VI

3:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Hannah Feldman, Northwestern University
Flash Forward: Pictures at War

4:15 p.m.–4:45 p.m.
John Tagg, Binghamton University, State University of New York
The Mute Testimony of the Picture: British Paper Photography and India

4:45 p.m.–5:15 p.m.

5:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Closing remarks