Category: Undergraduate Student News

Lecture by Noriko Murai on Okakura and La Farge

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 5:30 pm, please join us for a lecture by Noriko Murai, Associate Professor of Japanese art (Sophia University), titled, “Visions of Sound: Okakura Kakuzō, John La Farge, and the Transsensorial Imagination.” “This talk discusses the evocation of music and sounds in the work of the Japanese art historian Okakura Kakuzō […]

Romy Golan guest lecture, April 27th

Please join the us for a lecture this Thursday by Romy Golan, Professor of 20th Century Art, The City University of New York. Thursday, April 27th 6:30 p.m. Boston University Department of History of Art & Architecture, Room 303A 725 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215 Free, light refreshment will be served following the lecture. Campus […]

Alumni Newsletter Number 15

“If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change,” declares Tancredi Falconeri in Lampedusa’s The Leopard.  “Things as they are” in History of Art & Architecture include a strong commitment to keeping alumni aware of, and involved with, the activities of the Department.  We take special pride in this vibrant and accomplished […]

Undergraduate Pizza Lunch- Nov 5th

Join fellow undergraduates and  the faculty of the Department of History of Art & Architecture for a pizza lunch this Wednesday, November 5th. It’s a great opportunity to talk informally with faculty members, connect with fellow students, and hear about our many tracks in Art History, Museum Studies, Architectural History & Architectural Studies. Pizza and […]

Guest Lecture Series – Oct 30th

Please join us for our second GSHAAA Guest Scholar Lecture of the academic year on Thursday, October 30, 2014. We look forward to welcoming our speakers and guests to some excellent lectures this Spring, and hope that you will add our upcoming events to your busy schedules! Laura Auricchio, The New School “The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered” Location: […]

Guest Lecture Series – Oct 14th

Please join us for our first GSHAAA Guest Scholar Lecture of the academic year on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. We look forward to welcoming our speakers and guests to some excellent lectures this Spring, and hope that you will add our upcoming events to your busy schedules! Dr. Carrie Anderson, Middlebury College “The Challenges of Spatial […]

Michael Dietler to lecture at BU, Oct 17th, 5pm

Michael Dietler (Professor of Anthropology, University of Chicago) Friday, October 17th, 5 pm “Colonial Encounters in Ancient Mediterranean France: Consumption, Entanglement, and Violence” Boston University College of Art & Sciences 685 Commonwealth Avenue,  room 313 Co-sponsored by the AIA and Department of History of Art and Architecture, Boston University

HAA alumna receives coveted teaching award

Dalia Linssen received the  2014 Rhode Island School of Design’s  John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching. The John R. Frazier Award is presented each year at Commencement to one full-time and one part-time faculty member who embodies the highest ideals to which our faculty aspires. Those who have received the award have said […]

HAA student receives Fulbright Award

Lynne Cooney, PhD student in African art history, is a recent recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student Award and she will spend this coming academic year in Johannesburg, South Africa researching contemporary art in that city. Her work will address Johannesburg’s changing urban landscape and the ways in which artists are engaging with and transforming […]