Category: Undergraduate Student News

Feb 27- “Asia and the City”: The Changing Meanings of Beijing FORUM

In this forum, part of the “Asia and the City” BUCSA yearly series, two short presentations will highlight the changing nature of the Chinese capital between the late imperial and contemporary periods, followed by a conversation with Boston University faculty. BU Hosts: Professors Alice Tseng, Paolo Scrivano, Eugenio Menegon, Cathy Yeh, Enrique Silva Speakers: Professor Ya-chen […]

See the Light: Feb 28- Mar 1

The 30th Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium on the History of Art and Architecture February 28th & March 1st, 2014 The “See the Light” symposium considers the employment and reception of light in the history of art and visual culture.   KEYNOTE ADDRESS Friday, February 28, 2014, 5:30 pm Boston University Art Gallery at the […]

Faculty Book Release – Paolo Scrivano

Building Transatlantic Italy: Architectural Dialogues with Postwar America Professor Paolo Scrivano, Boston University At the end of the Second World War, America’s newly acquired status of hegemonic power- together with the launch of ambitious international programs such as the Marshall Plan- significantly altered existing transatlantic relations. In this context, Italian and American architectural cultures developed […]

Guest Lecture Series – February 6th

Please join us for our fourth GSHAAA Guest Scholar Lecture of the academic year on Thursday, February 6th, 2014, 5:30PM. 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! Martha Buskirk, Montserrat College of Art “Collision […]

Faculty Publication- William D. Moore

Professor William Moore has recently had an article published in the Journal for Research in Freemasonry and Fraternalism. By examining the career of Dr. Darius Wilson, who founded the Royal Arcanum in Boston in the 1870s and oversaw the Royal Masonic Rite in the 1880s, this article suggests a new complex understanding of American fraternalism. Published […]

Professor Ken Tadashi Oshima- Guest Talk on Japanese Architecture 11/11

The Department of History of Art & Architecture presents: Ken Tadashi Oshima “Nihon no toshi kukan:  Approaches to the City Invisible” This talk examines the conceptualization of Japanese urban space at the crossroads of the 1960s World Design Conference, with trajectories leading to both metabolic mega-structures and the preservation of indigenous villages. Professor Oshima (University of Washington) […]

Guest Lecture Series- October 10th- at the MFA!

Kristen Gresh, Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh Assistant Curator of Photographs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston “She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World” Lecture and Gallery Tour Please join us for our second GSHAAA Guest Scholar Lecture of the academic year on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 at the MFA, Boston! […]

Artist Lecture- Oct 15th

“Standing Upright – Contemporary art in memorial projects in Rwanda” Bruce Clarke Bruce Clarke is a South African visual artist and photographer, now based in Paris. His art deals with contemporary history, the writing and transmission of this history. He would like to see his work as stimulating reflection on the world and the representation […]

Faculty Publication- Cynthia J. Becker

African Arts Summer 2013, Vol. 46, No. 2: presents original research and critical discourse on traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Since 1967, the journal has reflected the dynamism and diversity of several fields of humanistic study, publishing richly illustrated articles in full color, incorporating the most current theory, practice, and intercultural […]

April 22nd – Adventures in Cross-Cultural Art & Society

A faculty-led tour of the MFA’s Classical and Americas collections by Becky Martin (History of Art & Architecture) and David Carballo (Archaeology). Followed by a free lunch provided courtesy of the NEH Distinguished Teaching Professorship. The event is open to BU students in Archaeology, Classics, Core, and the History of Art & Architecture. Space is […]