The Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies was established in 1990 and it has grown steadily in staff and student numbers since then. By focusing on common criminals, escaped slaves, and political refugees, Miller reveals a period of legal genesis where both formal and informal legal regimes were established across northern North America and around the world to extradite and abduct fugitives.
The symposium is committed to mixing established senior scholars with junior scholars (including pre-doctoral scholars); and scholars trained in history and law with scholars from other disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities; and scholars based in North America (Canada and the U.S.A.) with scholars from Europe and Australasia.
See in particular the renaissance of French Decorative Art (1640-1792), created by French Designers especially in the form of French Furniture , at Versailles and other Royal Chateaux, in the style of Louis Quatorze (XIV), Louis Quinze (XV) and Louis Seize (XVI).
You see, I do feel that this arts/health thing we’re all part of, is by its very nature, a grass roots movement, not something that you can impose standardisation on, and yet it seems the free-marketeers are gaining ground and soon everything we do will only be sanctioned if it meets the standards of the politburo – standards dictated by those pale-faced marketeers – and never – absolutely never – those artists, free-thinkers and activists that make up the movement.
Although the history of art is commonly seen as being mainly concerned with civilizations that derived from European and Chinese cultures, a significant amount of arts and crafts appeared from the earliest times around the periphery of the known world.