On April 1, 2015, Tanya Sheehan (Associate Professor of Art) will speak at a symposium at L’Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art in Paris, titled “Erased, Replaced, Omitted, Denied: American Art and Negation.” This event is organized by the Terra Foundation of American Art. Sheehan’s paper explores the politics of erasing and reinscribing race in the historiography of American art.