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JULIUS FUND LECTURE IN MEDIEVAL ART

A Charismatic Thinker: Aby Warburg on Image and Word

Wed, 03/28/2012
Recital Hall

The Julius Fund Lecture in Medieval Art will be given by University of Michigan professor Elizabeth Sears, who will be speaking about the art historian Aby Warburg.

Elizabeth Sears is George H. Forsyth Junior Collegiate Professor of History of Art at the University of Michigan. She specializes in European representational arts from the eighth through fourteenth century. Current projects range from the study of Carolingian notions of the divisions of time to a consideration of the place of the Beatitudes in twelfth-century art and religious life to investigations of art-historical thought, its history, and its Warburgian heritage.