Speaker number one: Maud Levin, author of Push Comes to Shove and other visual culture literary works, will kick off the event with a keynote address. Speaker number two: Maria Elena Buszek, author of Pin-Up Grrls, has written extensively about feminism and contemporary art and will be presenting her lecture titled “Personal, Political, Popular: Confronting Some Issues in Feminist Art History.”
Speaker number three: Aruna D’Souza will round out the series with her lecture titled “Occupy Femininity: The Image of the Female Protester in the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, and Other Uprisings.” D’Souza is an experienced essayist, with her most famous piece, Modern Women: Women Artists in the Museum of Modern Art, having been published as a catalog by MoMA in 2010.
Each one of them will do a 30-minute talk, followed by a panel discussion. The symposium is free with museum admission, which is $12 for adults, $5 for students, and free for members and children 12 and under. Call 561-832-5196, or visit norton.org.
Sat., Feb. 18, 10:30 a.m., 2012