12:30-1:00       Registration

1:00-2:20         Panel I (three 20/min papers + 20/min of Q&A)

·      Shirlynn Sham, Yale University, “History-Making as Place-Making: Landscape as a Documentary Tool in Benson J. Lossing's Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution

·      Harmon Siegel, Harvard University, “Perspective as Social Form: Monet and Sisley in Argenteuil”

·      Nicole Georgopulos, Stony Brook University, “’The Cradle of Things’: Origins and Ontogenesis in the Late Landscapes of Gustave Courbet”


2:20-2:30         Coffee break

2:30-3:00         Tour Sisley Exhibition

3:00-4:20         Panel II (three 20/min papers + 20/min of Q&A)

·      Samantha Niese, George Washington University, “Floral Meditations: Modernist Visions in Nineteenth Century French Still-Lifes”

·      Kristan Hanson, University of Kansas, “Framing Nature: Built and Natural Environments in Jules-Emile Saintin’s La Bouquetiere

·      Linn Burchert, Friedrich-Schiller University, Germany, “Climatology in Abstract Modern Art”


4:20-4:30         Coffee break

4:30-5:15         Keynote: “Impressionism: Sites and Seconds” by Dr. André Dombrowski, University of Pennsylvania


5:15-6:00         Wine & Cheese Reception