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New faculty book, recently released

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 […]

PhD Candidate receives Fulbright Grant

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HAA Graduate Student Online Journal SEQUITUR – Issue 2, now online.

We are excited to announce the official publication of Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Boston University History of Art & Architecture graduate student online journal, Sequitur, available at  This issue presents scholarship on a wide-range of topics, from early modern funerary portraiture to post-war German art, and includes a feature essay, interviews, catalogue […]