Author: Susan E Rice

Guest Lecture- March 16

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 […]

Professor Hills awarded Wyeth Foundation grant

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 […]

Graduate Symposium February 26th & 27th

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, […]

Guest Lecture- February 17, Dr. Danielle Carrabino

Please join us on Wednesday, February 17th for a lecture by Dr. Danielle Carrabino, Associate Research Curator of European Art at the Harvard Art Museums. Dr. Carrabino, a specialist in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art history, will be speaking about her current book project on Caravaggio in Sicily.  Dr. Carrabino holds degrees from the College of […]

Call for Papers- Deadline Extended to Feb 5

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 Spring 2016 issue, titled LOL. This issue’s theme is humor, play and amusement and we are seeking submissions that explore the ways in […]

New England Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians – February 13

The Department of History of Art & Architecture will host the 38th Annual Student Symposium of the New England Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians on February 13. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in Room 901 of the Boston University Photonics Center at 8 St. Mary’s […]

Announcing Sequitur 2,1

We are thrilled to announce the official publication of Volume 2, Issue 1 of the Boston University History of Art & Architecture graduate student online journal, Sequitur, available at This installment of Sequitur is our first themed issue and its content engages with the concept of interface. Our contributors analyze a wide range of topics from the […]

2009 alumna receives coveted Meiss/Mellon Author’s Book Award

On Nov 30th, The College Art Association announced that History of Art & Architecture alumna, Mari Dumett, PhD, has received one of five Meiss/Mellon Author’s Book Awards. “The Meiss/Mellon Author’s Book Award supports publication of scholarly monographs, which continue to be the most highly valued demonstration of scholarly competence.” Dumett, currently teaching at the Fashion Institute of Technology […]

Johannesburg: Works in Progress

Click here for a wonderful article on Lynne Cooney’s PhD research in South Africa. Cooney is a PhD student in the History of Art & Architecture and artistic director of the Boston University Art Galleries.