The Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series announces new dates

Posted at 12:22 PM, Nov 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-10 12:23:33-05

MSU’s Department of Art, Art History and Design continues its Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series with three new events centered around graphic design, archaeology and visual culture.

Katherine McCoy

At 6 p.m. today in 310 Wells Hall, the series will feature Katherine McCoy, a graphic designer, design theoretician and educator. She has received the AIGA Medal, the first-ever Design Mind Award from Smithsonian National Design Museum and has been elected to the Alliance Graphique Internationale.

McCoy’s work can currently be viewed on campus in the Women of Graphic Design Exhibition currently on view in the MSU Union Art Gallery until Nov. 20.

Eugenia Zouzoula

The second event will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 in 107 S. Kedzie and feature Eugenia Zouzoula, an archaeologist with more than two decades of field experience.  While her scholarship focuses on the Greek Bronze Age, she has more recently been engaged in the redesign of museums in Argos, Loukou, Alea and Tegea.

Mary Coffey

At 6 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Green Room in the fourth floor of the Main Library, the series will feature Mary Coffey. Coffey specializes in the history of modern Mexican visual culture. A professor at Dartmouth College, she also publishes in the fields of American art, Latin American cultural studies and museum studies. Coffey will present the keynote lecture for the Art History and Visual Culture Symposium.