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Ecstasy: Art, Literature, Religion, History

UQ Art Museum

Saturday, 16 September 2017 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (AEST)

Ecstasy: Art, Literature, Religion, History

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9:00 am – 9:30 am
Registration and coffee

9:30 am – 11:00 am
Session One

Curator’s talk: Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond
In this opening presentation, exhibition curator Dr Andrea Bubenik will share some of the thinking behind the exhibition, and discuss some of the highlights of the show.

'Greeks and the Irrational: The Craving for Ecstasy in the Ancient World'
Alastair Blanshard, The University of Queensland

'Ecstastic Celebrities: Saints in Medieval Society'
Kenneth Chong, The University of Queensland

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Morning tea

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Session Two

'Ecstasy and Insight: Notes from the Literary and Philosophical Tradition'
Peter Holbrook, The University of Queensland

'Ecstasy and Beyond? Sacrifice, Shakespeare, and Rebecca West'
Ewan Fernie, Shakespeare Institute, The University of Birmingham

Artist’s talk: Demons land: a poem come true
Simon Palfrey, The University of Oxford 

Presented by the UQ Node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

Image:
Anastasia Booth Teresa 2016, copper, 200 x 270 x 30 cm. Collection of the artist, Brisbane. Reproduced courtesy of the artist.

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The University of Queensland Art Museum

Saint Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia

Saturday, 16 September 2017 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (AEST)


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UQ Art Museum

The University of Queensland (UQ) Art Museum and Collection is one of Queensland's largest public art museums and collections. In keeping with its role as a university art museum, a range of exhibitions and public programs, and scholarly publications, are initiated, which explore contemporary and historical visual art and culture.

UQ Art Museum welcomes a diverse audience.

artmuseum.uq.edu.au

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