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Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Philipp Schorch and Conal McCarthy (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

What is the future of curatorial practice? How can the relationships between Indigenous people in the Pacific, collections in Euro-American institutions, and curatorial knowledge in museums globally ... More


A Discovery

Yossef Rapoport and Emilie Savage-Smith

in Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226540887
eISBN:
9780226553405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553405.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

The opening chapter presents a somewhat personal account of the ‘discovery’ of the manuscript in 2000 and its subsequent purchase by the Bodleian Library in 2002, made possible by the support of the ... More


Roma caput mundi: Rome’s local antiquities as symbol and source

Kathleen Christian

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

It will consider different antiquarian strategies in Rome adopted during a window of time (from the second half of the fifteenth century into the early sixteenth) when antiquity was open and ... More


The Making of the Cosmopolitan Subject

Rei Magosaki

in Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271306
eISBN:
9780823271351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter situates the Pilipino-American writer Jessica Hagedorn’s early writing within the discussion of the larger publishing scene in1970s Bay Area. Through a close examination of “pet food,” ... More


The Gypsy Collections at Liverpool

Katharine Hooper (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the collections of ‘Gypsy’ materials at Liverpool University Library, which comprise two separate but interrelated sections: the Gypsy Lore Society Archive and the Scott Macfie ... More


Belated Travelling Theory, Contemporary Wild Praxis: A Romani Perspective on the Practical Politics of the Open End

Ken Lee (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter takes issue with the Orientalism that implicitly underpins much of the methodology of the Gypsylorists and founders of the Gypsy Collections. Specifically, it examines the ways in which ... More


Cascade, Copper, Collection: Constellations of Images in 1670s Experimental Philosophy

Matthew C. Hunter

in Wicked Intelligence: Visual Art and the Science of Experiment in Restoration London

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226017297
eISBN:
9780226017327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226017327.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By necessity, the philosophy of experiment was to be a collaborative project. As Royal Society Fellows repeatedly emphasized, images were often much more useful for conveying information to fellow ... More


Cultivating Elite Inclusion

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

in Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277762
eISBN:
9780520959217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277762.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

One of the largest Suzhou-style scholar's gardens outside China opened in the San Gabriel Valley in 2008, at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. The project brought ... More


Photographic Cataloguing

Kelley Wilder

in Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226129112
eISBN:
9780226129259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129259.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The photographic catalogue is a gateway to innumerable objects - sometimes even photographs. This chapter takes a close look at what the catalogue can tell us about the objects within it. Using the ... More


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