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The following is a list of History of Art departmental events, events the department is co-sponsoring, and events involving History of Art faculty.  

Daniel Herwitz, the Fredrick G.L. Huetwell Professor of Comparative Literature, Philosophy and History of Art, Professor, Art and Design, Inaugural Lecture

Cultural Property and the Question of Repatriation
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
4:00-5:30 PM
Amphitheatre Off Campus Location
Daniel Herwitz will be presenting an essay on the current and controversial topic of repatriation: the return of objects from European and American museums to their sites of origin. France has recently committed itself to the return of a significant number of objects to African nations, Greece has long demanded the return of the Elgin Marbles and not got them, the University of Michigan's Museum of Anthropology has repatriated native American burial remains back to Native American communities. The question of repatriation is--the essay will show--a window into larger and more luminous issues of intellectual and cultural property, demanding cosmopolitan negotiation in the name of historical justice.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Rackham Graduate School
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Philosophy
Source: Happening @ Michigan from The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, History of Art, Comparative Literature, Penny W Stamps School of Art & Design, Department of Philosophy