The Erasmus Lectureship on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders invites lecturers to spend a semester in any department of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. The lectureship was endowed in 1967 by donations from individuals and businesses in the Netherlands and from Dutch expatriates in the United States. In 1994, the endowment was enlarged by a donation from the Government of Flanders.
The lectures take place on three consecutive Fridays in November. All talks will take place online via Zoom and are free and open to all. Separate registration is required for each lecture; for details and to register, click on the lecture’s title.
Erasmus Lectures 2021, Harvard University
Art and Thought in the Dutch Republic
Hanneke Grootenboer, Professor of Art History at Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and the 2021 Erasmus Lecturer on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders at Harvard University.
Friday 5 November 2021 – 4pm ET
“Food for Thought: Still Life as a Mode of Contemplation”
Friday 12 November 2021 – 4pm ET
“Sensing the Self: Early Modern Female Artists”
Friday 19 November 2021 – 4pm ET
“Room for Reflection: The Space of Painting“
[text via codart.nl]