Lectures

At Maastricht University

Courses:

  • ‘Cultural Education Elective’
  • ‘Curatorship Elective’
  • ‘Researching Arts and Culture’

Guest lectures:

  • In ‘Style and Modernity’
    • ‘From Realism to Abstract Art or the birth of Modernism’
    •  ‘Interdisciplinary exploration of Surrealism’
    • ‘Picasso’s poems’
  • In ‘Modernity and the Arts I’
    • ‘Art and the Marketplace’
  • In ‘Main Periods in Literature, Art & Culture’
    • ‘From Rococo to Neoclassicism: Arts in 18th century Europe’
  • In ‘Myth and Disenchantment’:
    • ‘Heroes and Monsters: Mythology in the visual arts from Renaissance to Modern Art’
    • ‘Representations of Evil’
  • In ‘The Future of Literature’ at UCM:
    • ‘The Power of Images: tracing the shift and forms of visual literature’

At Canterbury University

Courses:

  • ‘“Picasso who”? Introducing Modern Art’
  • ‘Art and Revolution’
  • ‘Challenging Traditions: Painting in France 1830-1900’
  • ‘The Art Museum Past and Present’
  • ‘Art in Literature, Literature in Art’

Public Lectures

  • ‘The Bible and the Body: Word-Image-Enactment’ introduction to Peter Greenaway, 11 March 2015, Lumiere Cinema, Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • ‘Talk About the Weather’, Public lecture, 7th August 2011, Dunedin Public art Gallery, Dunedin.
  • ‘The Landscape Revolution’, Guest lecture in Art after Dark series, 18th November 2010, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.
  • ‘Romanticism – Dialogues and Exchanges between France and Germany’, Guest lecture in Art after Dark series, 11th November 2010, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.
  • ‘Larger than Life: A Short History of Monumental Sculpture’, Guest lecture, 20th October 2010, Christchurch Art Gallery.
  • ‘Ron Mueck’s “Wild Man”, floortalk with artist Louise Palmer, 20th October 2010, Christchurch Art Gallery. Listen here…
  • ‘Monet and the Weather’, Guest lecture in the symposium ‘Image and context: reflections on Monet and Impressionism’, 21st March 2009, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.
  • ‘Monet’s letters: writing the Impressionist project’, Guest lecture in the Friends of Te Papa lecture series, 20st March 2009, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa,Wellington.
  • ‘Do we really need another book on Monet’, darling?’ Panel discussion in Art after Dark series, 19st March 2009, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. Look at the discussion here…
  • ‘Monet in Context: The Evolution of Landscape Painting From the Barbizon School to Impressionism’ Guest lecture, 10th of March 2009, Christchurch Art Gallery.
  • ‘Mallarmé, Manet, Accursed Poet/Damned Painter: An interdisciplinary dialogue’, Guest lecture in the series Lectures in Art History and Visual Culture, 16th August 2007, Victoria University
  • ‘Giacometti: Parisian connections’, Guest lecture, 31st January 2007, Christchurch Art Gallery.
  • ‘Giacometti and the literary world’, Guest lecture in the symposium ‘Encountering Giacometti’, 10th December 2006, Christchurch Art Gallery.
  • ‘Novels as historical/art historical documents’, Guest lecture in the Research Seminar lecture series, 27 July 2005, Otago University, New Zealand.
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