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Prof. William Moore has been invited to serve on the editorial board of Winterthur Portfolio, the leading academic journal devoted to American material culture. Founded in 1964, Winterthur Portfolio was one of the first journals committed to publishing interdisciplinary material culture and decorative arts studies. It is known for high-quality, peer-reviewed... More
The 33rd Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the History of Art and Architecture Trashed: Rejection and Recovery in the History of Art and Architecture Submissions Due: December 2nd, 2016 (extended from Nov 21) Symposium Dates: March 24 – 25, 2017 What happens to the ideas and materials that end up in the scrap bin... More
Simón Bolívar: Travels and Transformations of a Cultural Icon Edited by Maureen G. Shanahan and Ana María Reyes One of Latin America’s most famous historical figures, Simón Bolívar has become a mythic symbol for many nations, empires, and revolutions used to support wildly diverse--sometimes opposite--ideas. From colonial Cuba to Nazi-occupied France to... More
Obsolescence: An Architectural History, by Boston University Professor Daniel Abramson was recently reviewed in Architectural Record. Read the full review here.
Join the World Languages & Literatures Department for an evening celebrating Before Pictures, a new memoir by art historian and AIDS activist Douglas Crimp. Renowned for his work with artists of the “Pictures” generation, such as Cindy Sherman and Robert Longo, Douglas Crimp has also been a crucial figure in the... More