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Prof. William Moore joins the editorial board of Winterthur Portfolio

By Susan E RiceOctober 11th, 2016in General News, Side Bar

  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

Call for Papers- December 2nd- Deadline extended

By Susan E RiceOctober 7th, 2016in Side Bar

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

New faculty book release on cultural icon, Simón Bolívar

By Susan E RiceSeptember 14th, 2016in General News, Side Bar

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

An Evening with Douglas Crimp, Oct 6th, 2016.

By Susan E RiceSeptember 14th, 2016in General News

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