Art history conference to explore health at Rice Oct 14

first_imgShareMEDIA ADVISORYDavid [email protected] [email protected] history conference to explore ‘health’ at Rice Oct. 14HOUSTON – (Oct. 10, 2017) – Scholars and artists will gather at Rice University’s Moody Center for the Arts Oct. 14 to present research and art that seeks to explore the nature of “health.”The gathering marks the Rice Department of Art History’s inaugural interdisciplinary graduate conference, “Vital Constitutions: The Appearance of ‘Health’ in History.”The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. The conference coincides with the Moody’s “Dimensions Variable” public programming Oct. 14, held in conjunction with the exhibit “Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star.”Who: Leading art history scholars, artists and art history graduate students. For the complete list of speakers, presenters and topics, see and A conference titled “Vital Constitutions: The Appearance of ‘Health’ in History.”When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 9:30 a.m-6:30 p.m.Where: Rice University, Moody Center for the Arts, 6100 Main St.Conceptions of health and the healthfulness of bodies, societies and environments are sprawling, according to event organizers. “Vital Constitutions” aims to facilitate an open and interdisciplinary dialogue about representations and realities of care and condemnation across time and geography as related to imaging in art, art history and visual culture as well as architecture, anthropology and beyond, organizers said.The public must RSVP for the event at of the news media who want to attend should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at [email protected] or 713-348-6775.For a map of Rice University’s campus with parking information, go to Media are advised to park in the Moody Lot.-30-Follow Rice News and Media Relations via Twitter @RiceUNews.Follow the Moody via Twitter @MoodyArts. AddThislast_img read more