Author: Susan E Rice

Renowned historian joins HAA

The Department of History of Art & Architecture is delighted to welcome Professor Sibel Bozdoǧan, who will be visiting for a three-year term. Prof. Bozdoǧan will be teaching one course each semester, with her first course this Spring, AH 527 B1- Istanbul: From Imperial Capital to Global City Architectural and urban history of Istanbul – 18th Century […]

Guest Lecture – Nov 29th

Please join us on Wednesday November 29th for a lecture by Dr. Jonathan Foltz, Boston University. Dr. Foltz’s lecture, entitled “Authorless Form: Novelization, Modernism and the Writing of Circumstance,“ will be held  in CAS room 200,  followed by refreshments. Free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there!

Dec. 6 Guest Lecture by Ian Miller

The Department of History of Art & Architecture welcomes Professor Ian Miller, Harvard University, who will offer a lecture titled: WHEN TOKYO WENT ELECTRIC: Electricity Theft and the Materiality of Modern Life. The event is co-organized by the BU Center for the Study of Asia and co-sponsored by the BU Initiative on Cities. Tokyo is an […]

Martina Tanga, HAA Alumna, curates “Bodies in Water” exhibit at the de Cordova.

Recently reviewed in the Boston Globe and on view at the de Cordova through Mar 11, 2018. Exhibit includes works by David Armstrong, Shimon Attie, Karl Baden, Stephan Brigidi, Paul D’Amato, Susan Derges, Chris Enos, Dore Gardner, Charles “Teenie” Harris, Russel Hart, David Hilliard, Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, Mary Mattingly, Arno Rafael Minkkinen, John O’Reilly, Melissa Ann Pinney, […]


The 34th Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art and Architecture Symposium Dates: March 2-3, 2018 Excess Excess conjures the idea of the extractable, left over, too much, or “extra.” Looking closely at perceptions of the extraneous reveals excess to be a historically constructed category that marks shifting notions of cultural values. […]

Guest Lecture- Nov 14th.

Please join us on Tuesday November 14 for a lecture by Dr. Patricio del Real, Harvard University. Dr. del Real’s lecture, entitled “Object Lessons: Synchronizing Modernity at MoMA,” will be held  in CAS room 200,  followed by refreshments. Free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there!

GSHAAA Guest Lecture- September 27, 2017

THE GSHAAA GUEST SCHOLAR LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS: “A Park for Many Reasons: Herding History, Art, and Animals in Modern Kyoto” A lecture by Dr. Alice Tseng, Associate Professor, Boston University The talk will take place on Tuesday, September 27, 2017 at 5:30 PM in CAS 200 with a reception to follow.  Reception to follow. To learn about all […]

Color:Coded, will run at the New Art Center

(NEWTONVILLE, MA) –The New Art Center (NAC), in collaboration with guest curators Michael Covello Odalla and Alison Terndrup [Boston University], is pleased to present Color:Coded, running from September 15, 2017 to October 21, 2017. This exhibition engages with the layered issues and loaded history of color – as both an element of visual art and […]