Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods: The Arts of Reinvention Edited by Morgan Pitelka, Alice Y. Tseng This book promises to be a major step forward in advancing our knowledge of Kyoto’s history and culture. Its chapters focus on two periods in Kyoto’s history in which the old capital was politically marginalized: the […]
Author: Susan E Rice
Judy Ditner named Richard Benson Assistant Curator of Photography and Digital Media at Yale University Art Gallery
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The Department of History of Art & Architecture is pleased to announce a talk by Karina Corrigan, Curator of Asian Export Art at the Peabody Essex Museum, on the museum’s current exhibition Asia in Amsterdam: Luxury in the Golden Age on April 27 at 5:30 pm in CAS Room 303A.
Colombian artist Beatriz González will deliver the keynote address for the 2016 IV Colombian Conference Harvard-MIT-BU-Tufts at Boston University. “Reclaiming the Aura” Wednesday April 20 6:30-7:30 pm CAS B-12 Preceeded by the panel Memorials and Symbolic Reparations also in CAS B-12 from 4-6 pm Panelists: Marco Abarca, University of Puerto Rico Yolanda Sierra, Universidad Externado de Colombia Michael […]
Caitlin Dalton, a PhD Candidate in History of Art & Architecture, has received a Fulbright Grant from the German-American Fulbright Commission for the academic year of 2016-2017. Working primarily in Berlin, she will conduct research and continue writing her dissertation, “Imprinting Art and Ideology: Memory and Pedagogy in the Early German Democratic Republic
GSHAAA welcomes you to join us on Thursday, April 14th for a guest lecture by Dr. Jody Gordon of Wentworth Institute of Technology. Dr. Gordon, a specialist in ancient Roman archaeology, will be speaking about the art and architecture of Roman Cyprus. Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Wentworth Institute […]
The current issue of the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians includes an essay by Katherine Carroll (PhD ’12), “Creating the Modern Physician: The Architecture of American Medical Schools in the Era of Medical Education Reform.” This essay is drawn from her doctoral dissertation, “Modernizing the American Medical School, 1893-1940: Architecture, Pedagogy, Professionalization, and […]
Please join us on Wednesday March 16 for a lecture by Dr. Jose Falconi, Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University and Lecturer at Boston University. Dr. Falconi’s lecture is entitled “REALITY (ALWAYS) LIES ELSEWHERE: LESSONS FROM ANIBAL LOPEZ’S DOCUMENTA 13 ‘TESTIMONIO’” and will be held on Wednesday, March 16 at 5:30 pm in CAS room […]
The Wyeth Foundation for American Art has awarded Patricia Hills a grant in support of her digital humanities project: a comprehensive database of the work of Eastman Johnson (1824-1906), the prominent portrait and genre painter. This database will assist all those investigating Johnson’s diverse oeuvre, which includes portraits of African Americans, Civil War genre scenes, and […]
The 32nd Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium on the History of Art & Architecture Symposium Dates: February 26 – 27, 2016 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Paul Barolsky Serious Fun: Expressions of Play in the History of Art & Architecture In all of its forms, play is a vital expressive force. Whether theatrical or athletic, rollicking or subversive, […]