Category: Graduate Student News

Guest Lecture- April 14th

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 […]

Alumna Essay Published in the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guest Lecture- Nov 17

Please join us on Tuesday, November 17th for a lecture by Dr. Lamia Balafrej, Assistant Professor of Art at Wellesley College. Prof. Balafrej, whose focus is on the Islamic world, is currently working on a book project that examines the visual culture of late Timurid painting (c. 1470 to 1500) and its intersection with shifting […]

Guest Lecture- Nov 5th-“Charting the Contemporary: On Writing Art Histories of the Present.”

Please join us Thursday, November 5th for a lecture by Brandeis University’s Cynthia L. and Theodore S. Berenson Associate Professor of Contemporary Art, Peter R. Kalb. Professor Kalb’s most recent publication is Art Since 1980: Charting the Contemporary, (Pearson and Laurence King: New York and London, 2013) which details the expanding contemporary art world from its New York […]