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Guest lecture by Allison James, March 20, 2018

Please join us for a guest lecture by Allison James, Landscape Architect. This lecture, “The Architecture of Procession: Gardens and Landscapes of Hyderabad and Isfahan” will present an exploration of gardens and landscapes between the Golconda Fortress to the Qutb Shahi necropolis in Hyderabad, Southern India at the beginning of the Qutb Shahi dynasty (mid-16th Century) and the gardens […]

New faculty book by Professor Michael Zell

Congratulations to Professor Michael Zell on the new edited volume: Ut pitura amor: The Reflexive Imagery of Love in Artistic Theory and Practice, 1500-1700 Ut pictura amor: The Reflexive Imagery of Love in Artistic Theory and Practice, 1500-1700examines the related themes of lovemaking and image-making in the visual arts of Europe, China, Japan, and Persia. […]

Professor Melanie Hall quoted in The Guardian

Professor Melanie Hall’s comments on the recent extension to the multi-million dollar reward for return of art stolen in 1990 from the Isabella Gardner Museum is featured in The Guardian.

Guest Lecture – Jan 31

Please join us on Wednesday January 31st, for a lecture by Dr. Makeda Best, Harvard Art Museums. Dr. Best’s lecture, entitled “Alexander Gardner, Sketch Book, and Transatlantic Sphere of Reform,” and  will be held  in CAS room 200,  followed by refreshments. Free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there!

Renowned historian joins HAA

The Department of History of Art & Architecture is delighted to welcome Professor Sibel Bozdoǧan, who will be visiting for a three-year term. Prof. Bozdoǧan will be teaching one course each semester, with her first course this Spring, AH 527 B1- Istanbul: From Imperial Capital to Global City Architectural and urban history of Istanbul – 18th Century […]

Guest Lecture – Nov 29th

Please join us on Wednesday November 29th for a lecture by Dr. Jonathan Foltz, Boston University. Dr. Foltz’s lecture, entitled “Authorless Form: Novelization, Modernism and the Writing of Circumstance,“ will be held  in CAS room 200,  followed by refreshments. Free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you there!

Dec. 6 Guest Lecture by Ian Miller

The Department of History of Art & Architecture welcomes Professor Ian Miller, Harvard University, who will offer a lecture titled: WHEN TOKYO WENT ELECTRIC: Electricity Theft and the Materiality of Modern Life. The event is co-organized by the BU Center for the Study of Asia and co-sponsored by the BU Initiative on Cities. Tokyo is an […]

Martina Tanga, HAA Alumna, curates “Bodies in Water” exhibit at the de Cordova.

Recently reviewed in the Boston Globe and on view at the de Cordova through Mar 11, 2018. Exhibit includes works by David Armstrong, Shimon Attie, Karl Baden, Stephan Brigidi, Paul D’Amato, Susan Derges, Chris Enos, Dore Gardner, Charles “Teenie” Harris, Russel Hart, David Hilliard, Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, Mary Mattingly, Arno Rafael Minkkinen, John O’Reilly, Melissa Ann Pinney, […]

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 34th Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art and Architecture Symposium Dates: March 2-3, 2018 Excess Excess conjures the idea of the extractable, left over, too much, or “extra.” Looking closely at perceptions of the extraneous reveals excess to be a historically constructed category that marks shifting notions of cultural values. […]