News & Events

Greek Sculpture Seminar Takes Field Trip to the Met

By Susan E RiceDecember 7th, 2016

History of Art & Architecture and Classics students in Prof. Martin's seminar on Greek Sculpture (AH533) took a field trip this November to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The class is mostly “hands on” with over half of its meetings at the MFA and Harvard Art Museums. More

HAA PhD student curated show, now on view at BUAG

By Susan E RiceDecember 2nd, 2016in General News, Side Bar

Curated by Jordan Karney Chaim (GRS’19), a PhD candidate in the Arts & Sciences history of art and architecture department and BU’s Raymond and Margaret Horowitz Foundation Fellow in American Art, Martine Gutierrez: True Story consists of six videos, two large-scale projections, and four photographic series. Now on view at the BU... More

Guest Lecture- November 30th

By Susan E RiceNovember 22nd, 2016

GSHAAA will be hosting Dr. Margaret Carroll, Professor of Art at Wellesley College, who will be giving a talk entitled "Rembrandt's Uncanny Ox." Please see the attached flyer for more information. The talk will take place on Wednesday, November 30th at 5:30 PM in CAS 303A with a reception to follow. Light refreshments will be served.

Book Release Edited by Professor Melanie Hall- now in paperback!

By Susan E RiceOctober 26th, 2016in General News, Side Bar

Towards World Heritage International Origins of the Preservation Movement 1870–1930 Edited by Melanie Hall, Boston University (recently released in paperback form) Historic preservation of landscapes and buildings was an important development of the 19th century in many countries. There is, however, surprisingly little understanding about how it took place, and research into it is narrowly... More


By Susan E RiceOctober 13th, 2016

The Tale of Genji may be the world’s first novel. It is most definitely the first written by a woman. In the thousand years since it was written, it has transcended the narrow world of the Japanese court to become the core text of the entire Japanese literary tradition. Over... More