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Fall 2011

"Sex in the Chapel: Why did Michelangelo Strip Naked the Sons of Noah on the Sistine Ceiling"
October 26, 6-7:30pm
Tisch Library, room 304

A Tomasso Lecture by Benjamin Braude, Associate Professor of History, Boston College Professor Braude teaches courses on the Middle East and on European-Middle Eastern relations. In addition to those interests, his research also focuses on religious, racial, and ethnic identities in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim culture. Currently he is completing "Sex, Slavery, and Racism: The Secret History of the Sons of Noah", which examines the construction of attitudes toward color and identity from the ancient Near East and the classical world to the present.

Call for Papers: Art History Graduate Student Conference
Tufts University (Medford, MA)

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Tufts University Art History Graduate Program invites proposals for its graduate student research conference. This year's event will be held Saturday, March 10, 2012, with a keynote talk by Dennis Carr, Assistant Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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