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2016 Colombian Conference- April 20th Panel and Keynote Address Announced

Colombian artist Beatriz González will deliver the keynote address for the 2016 IV Colombian Conference Harvard-MIT-BU-Tufts at Boston University. “Reclaiming the Aura” Wednesday April 20 6:30-7:30 pm CAS B-12 Preceeded by the panel Memorials and Symbolic Reparations also in CAS B-12 from 4-6 pm Panelists: Marco Abarca, University of Puerto Rico Yolanda Sierra, Universidad Externado de Colombia Michael […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]