Author: Susan E Rice


Deadline: September 8 SEQUITUR, the Boston University Department of History of Art & Architecture graduate student journal, invites current graduate students in art history, architecture, fine arts, and related fields to submit content for the Fall 2017 open issue. We welcome submissions from all time periods (ancient to contemporary), geographical areas (including Asia, the Americas, […]

Announcing the launch of Mapping Paintings

Professor Jodi Cranston announces the launch of her Kress-funded mapping platform, Mapping Paintings ( The platform is meant for exploring the provenance records of paintings and for visualizing the lives of these works of art across time and space. Mapping Paintings is based on her Mapping Titian platform, but is structured to receive information from users. […]

PhD Candidate Named Director of Palmer Museum

PhD candidate, Erin Coe has been named Director of the Palmer Museum at The Pennsylvania State University. The Palmer Museum of Art on the Penn State University Park campus in State College is a free-admission arts resource for the University and surrounding communities in central Pennsylvania. With a collection of 8,300 objects including American art, […]

New faculty book by Prof. Becky Martin

Congratulations to Becky Martin on her new book: The Art of Contact: Comparative Approaches to Greek and Phoenician Art S. Rebecca Martin 320 pages | 7 x 10 | 38 color, 59 b/w illus. “An entirely original book. Becky Martin opens the imagination to a new array of methodological possibilities and a series of important and […]

2017 Commencement

The 2017 History of Art & Architecture Commencement Ceremony took place Saturday, May 20th, at the Tsai Center. This year, the department conferred 34 undergraduate degrees, which included 13 degrees in Architectural History & Architectural Studies, 21 in the History of Art & Architecture. There were 7 Masters of Arts degrees awarded, and 7 PhDs […]

HAA Professor Wins Smithsonian Essay Award

Professor Ross Barrett has been awarded the 13th Annual Frost Essay Award from the Smithsonian American Art Museum for his article about John Quidor’s ‘Money Diggers’ and Land Speculation. “The Frost Award is intended to recognize excellence in scholarship in the field of American art history. It is especially meant to honor an essay that […]

GSHAAA Guest Lecture- April 25th

GSHAAA will be hosting Dr. Frazer Ward of Smith College, who will be giving a talk entitled “Notes on Witness Protection.” Please see the attached flyer for more information. The talk will take place on Tuesday, April 25th at 5:30 PM in CAS 211 with a reception to follow. Light refreshments will be served. To learn about all of our upcoming, […]

GSHAAA Guest Lecture – March 22

GSHAAA will be hosting Professor Kimberly Cassibry, Assistant Professor of Art at Wellesley College, who will be giving a talk entitled “Tyranny of the Dying Gaul: Confronting an Ethnic Stereotype in Ancient Art.” Please see the attached flyer for more information. The talk will take place on Wednesday, March 22nd at 5:30 PM in CAS 303A with a reception to follow. Light […]