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   Melody Barnett Deusner '99 Presents "Whistler, Aestheticism, and the Networked World"

   Date : Thursday, 15 November 2012       From : 7:00pm   To : 9:00pm
   Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia       Location : Blount/Buckman Lobby

   Event Description :

Rhodes alumna Melody Barnett Deusner, who is an assistant professor at Indiana University, Bloomington, will present "Whistler, Aestheticism, and the Networked World." Free and open to the public, the lecture begins at 7 p.m. in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall and is sponsored by the Lillian and Morrie Moss Endowment for the Visual Arts.

Deusner graduated from Rhodes in 1999 with a B.A. in art and received her Ph.D. from the University of Delaware. She currently is in the process of transforming her dissertation, "A Network of Associations: Aesthetic Painting and its Patrons, 18701914," into a book. At Indiana University, she specializes in late nineteenth-century American painting and mass culture in an international context. Her work has been supported by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Luce and Kress Foundations, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For more information, contact the Department of Art at 901-843-3833.

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