ICJS Event: Mentally Digested Bits of Universality in the Shape of Woman: Alfred Stieglitz and the Female Nude

Presented by the Image and Gender Research Association and Temple University, Japan Campus, Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies (ICJS)

Sunday, July 19th, 2009
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
TUJ Azabu Hall 212/213 (Access)
Open to general public.
Please RSVP to Noriko Murai at nmurai@tuj.ac.jp

About the Event

Elizabeth Anne McCauley, Professor in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, will give a talk on the role of the female nude in the work of American photographer, Alfred Stieglitz.

After completing her undergraduate degree at Wellesley College, Professor McCauley received master and doctorate degrees from Yale University. Specializing in 19th and 20th century European art as well as 19th and 20th century photography, she has written extensively on these subjects, including monographs, Industrial Madness: Commercial Photography in Paris, 1848-71 and A.A.E. Disdéri and the Carte de Visite Portrait Photograph, both from Yale University Press.

After Professor McCauley’s talk, there will be time for a general discussion with the audience. The talk will be given in English, with discussion moderated in Japanese and English.

About ICJS
The Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies (ICJS) is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.