Talks

Lectures, conferences, and symposia

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Sunday

AUG 19

5 pm

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Deborah Willis, artist and professor of photography and imaging at New York University, explores the ways in which the concepts of beauty...  Details 

Saturday

AUG 25

2 pm

GETTY CENTER

Maria Andreadaki-Vlazaki, Secretary General, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, Greece, and an expert on prehistoric Crete, presents...  Details 

Sunday

AUG 26

10 am - 5 pm

GETTY CENTER

Leading international scholars present new, unpublished research on Egypt's interactions with ancient Greece and Rome during four major...  Details 

Wednesday

SEP 5

7 pm

GETTY CENTER

William Allman, former head curator of the White House collection, and manuscripts curator Larisa Grollemond discuss how the White House,...  Details 

Thursday

SEP 13

7 pm - 8:30 pm

GETTY CENTER

Ken Botnick discusses his search for a contemporary visual metaphor to Diderot's Encyclopédie and to the philosopher's broader call for transparency in society.  Details