Welcome to the website for the 2018 Bettie Allison Rand Symposium in Art History, Taking Exception: Women, Gender, Representation in the Eighteenth Century. A Symposium in Honor of Mary D. Sheriff.

This symposium will take place from Thursday, February 1st through Saturday, February 3rd and will be held at the Ackland Art Museum on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The symposium will occur in tandem with the Ackland Art Museum’s exhibition, Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection. The event is supported by the Bettie Allison Rand endowment, which sponsors a major lecture series or symposium annually in the Department of Art and Art History.

Registration is now closed. Please contact Brittany Forniotis at fornioti@email.unc.edu with any questions.