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Check out the Tufts Museum Studies Blog for listings on art history/museum related jobs, as well as news about current museum topics.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 6:00pm-7:30pm
"Rubbing, Touching, and Kissing Manuscripts"
A Lecture by Kathryn Rudy, Professor, The University of St Andrews
Her research concentrates on the reception and original function of manuscripts, especially those manufactured in the Low Countries, and she has pioneered the use of the densitometer to measure the grime that original readers deposited in their books.
Granoff Music Center, room 155
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Recent Events

Save The Date
Friday, March 29, 2019 | 9:00am-5:30pm
A Barkan Symposium
From Monument to Memorial
Space, Commemoration, and Representation in America Now

with Keynote Address by Professor Mabel O. Wilson, Columbia GSAPP
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
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Save The Date
Monday, February 25, 2019 | 6:00pm
Displaying the Nation? 19thc Ottoman Art in Post-Revolutionary Tunis
A lecture with Ridha Moumni, independent curator in Tunisia, currently the Aga Khan Fellow in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University
Austin Room, Tisch Library 35 Professors Row
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Save The Date
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | 5:30pm
The Digital is Not Neutral: Thoughts on the Digitization of Threatened Cultural Heritage
A lecture with Associate Professor Erin Thompson, John Jay College (CUNY)
Granoff Music Center, Rm. 155
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Professor Erin Thompson is America's only full-time professor of art crime.

Monday, September 17, 2018 | 6:00pm
Lost Wonders of the Renaissance: Mesoamerican Featherwork and Aesthetic Oblivion
A lecture with Dr. Claudia Swan, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Northwestern University
Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue, Rm. 155
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