Ivan Gaskell published “Display Displayed” in The Agency of Display: Objects, Framings and Parerga, edited by Johannes Grave, Christiane Holm, Valérie Kobi, and Caroline van Eck (Sandstein Verlag, 2018).

Aaron Glass participated in the workshop “The Museum as Archive: Past, Presents, and Futures” at California State University Channel Islands and organized the panel, “Reuniting Objects, Records, and Indigenous Knowledge in Digital Platforms,” at the International Conference of the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museum, in Prior Lake, Minnesota, in October. On November 15, he will present a lecture entitled “Reassembling The Social Organization: Franz Boas, Indigenous Ontologies, and the Anthropology of Art” at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

François Louis published an article on “Rhyta in Medieval China” in the catalogue for the exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, edited by Susanne Ebbinghaus (Harvard University Art Museums, 2018). In conjunction with that exhibition, he will present a paper, “Vessels, Bullion, and Banking: Early Silversmithing in China,” at the symposium, “Between Art and Asset: Silver Vessels from Antiquity to Today,” in November.

Ittai Weinyb recently presented papers at Syracuse University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology related to the exhibition, Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place, on view in the Gallery.

Catherine Whalen
will attend the American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, where she will be chair and commentator of the session, “States of Material Emergence: Object-based Explorations of Power and Political Expression, 1700-1980,” on November 10.