Category: Graduate Student News


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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Sarah Parrish named 2017 Emerging Voices Scholar

Sarah Parrish, PhD Candidate in Contemporary Art, has been named the American Craft Council’s 2017 Emerging Voices Scholar. The Emerging Voices Awards recognize and support the next generation of makers and thinkers in the field of contemporary craft, decorative arts, and design. The biennial awards recognize one winner among five shortlisted emerging artists and one […]

BU PhD candidate awarded Max-Planck Institute post-doctoral fellowship

Erin Hyde Nolan, a PhD candidate who will defend her dissertation in February 2017, has received a post-doctoral fellowship from the Max-Planck Institute’s Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, Italy. Her project examines photographic archives of the Middle East and their codification in European and American museum systems. It will map the trajectory of these collections over space […]

HAA PhD student curated show, now on view at BUAG

Curated by Jordan Karney Chaim (GRS’19), a PhD candidate in the Arts & Sciences history of art and architecture department and BU’s Raymond and Margaret Horowitz Foundation Fellow in American Art, Martine Gutierrez: True Story consists of six videos, two large-scale projections, and four photographic series. Now on view at the BU Stone Gallery, through December 11th. […]

Call for Papers- December 2nd- Deadline extended

The 33rd Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art and Architecture  Trashed: Rejection and Recovery in the History of Art and Architecture Submissions Due: December 2nd, 2016 (extended from Nov 21) Symposium Dates: March 24 – 25, 2017 What happens to the ideas and materials that end up in the scrap bin […]

Guest Lecture- September 20th

GSHAAA welcomes you to join us on Tuesday, September 20th at 5:30 pm for a guest lecture by Dr. Daniel Abramson of Boston University. Entitled “”Representing the Welfare State,” the talk will be held  in CAS 303A, with a reception to follow.  We look forward to seeing you there!