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Friday, November 15, 2019, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
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Auditorium 150

Advisory: This presentation will contain historical photographs of anatomized human bodies and body parts.

Jessica M. Dandona earned her PhD in the History of Art from U.C. Berkeley and specializes in 19th-century French art and visual culture. Dr. Dandona received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in the History of Art and French Studies from Brown University. She has studied at Université de Paris I and the École du Louvre in Paris, and as a Fulbright Fellow at Université Laval in Québec.

Dandona has held teaching appointments at Wake Forest University and U.C. Berkeley. Her book, Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France: the Art of Emile Gallé, was published by Routledge in 2017. Her current book project, supported by a US-UK Fulbright Scholar fellowship, examines the history of anatomical illustration in art and medicine at the end of the 19th century.