Professor Choodamani is an Art Historian specialising in Indian Art and Culture

'Exploring New Frontiers in Art History and Visual Culture' lecture

The College is delighted to announce its' first talk in the Art History and Visual Culture Lecture Series.

Professor Choodamani Nandagopal and Dr Soumya Manjunath Chavan from Jain University, Bangalore, will evaluate the extent to which visuality can initiate cross-disciplinary exchange between art, science, literature, technology, media studies, the social sciences and even management studies.

This lecture is the first in a series of talks organised by Art History and Visual Culture and Arts and Culture, running throughout the year highlighting the University’s development of this area of teaching and research.

Professor Choodamani is an art historian, UNESCO Scholar, UK-visiting Nehru Fellow, UNSW International Research Fellow, and has published widely on Indian art and culture. Her current areas of research include water cosmology, the symbolism of sacred space and architecture, iconography, colonial studies and creative practice.

Dr. Soumya is an artist and art researcher whose current area of research includes sacred geometry, Indian art, painting and philosophy. She is also interested in theories of visual art, visual culture, visual language, art history and contemporary art.

Event Details

This event takes place on Wednesday 5 December, 1700-1830 in Queen's LT4.2.  This is a free event and provides an opportunity for academic staff, research students and postgraduates to network. The event is followed by a drinks reception.

There are limited spaces available -  please visit to secure a place.

Date: 30 November 2012

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