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Gotlieb hosts “Espionage, Secrets and Spies” tonight

September 21st, 2011 in Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center 0 comments

Tonight, the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center hosts “Espionage, Secrets and Spies,” offering a close-up look at World War II and Cold War-era documents and artifacts. The collection will include items from the Julius and Ethel Rosenberg case; documents on the first US orbital spy satellite, Corona; and objects from the precursor to the CIA, the Office of Strategic Services.

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“Espionage, Secrets and Spies” will be hosted tonight at 6:00 in the Gotlieb Reading Room on the fifth floor of Mugar Memorial Library. The event is part of Gotlieb’s Student Discovery Seminars (pdf) and is open to students with a BU ID. For more information, visit the related BU Today article and the Gotlieb website.

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Discussion on BUAG’s latest exhibition, “Exposures: Other Histories in Early Postcards from Africa” today!

December 8th, 2008 in Uncategorized 0 comments

<a href=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2008/11/1_sigbondugirls4.jpg”><img style=”float: left” src=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2008/11/1_sigbondugirls4-192×300.jpg” alt=”" width=”192″ height=”300″ /></a>The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is hosting a gallery discussion featuring curators Cynthia Becker and Christraud Geary who will explore the conception of the exhibit. The event is taking place in conjunction with the gallery’s latest exhibition which features postcards produced from Africa between 1870 and the 1930s. The symposium will be held at the Boston University Stone Gallery today, Tuesday, December 9, at 4:00 PM. <strong>The event is free and open to the public.</strong> <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/news/releases/display.php?id=1707″>Exposures</a>

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Opening Reception for BUAG’s “Exposures: Other Histories in Early Postcards from Africa” tonight!

November 20th, 2008 in Uncategorized 0 comments

The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) will host curators, students, and University visitors for a night of art viewing and conversation during the opening reception of their latest exhibition tonight, November 20, from 6-8 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Exposures

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Symposium for BUAG’s latest exhibition, “Exposures: Other Histories in Early Postcards from Africa” today!

November 20th, 2008 in Uncategorized 0 comments

<a href=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2008/11/1_sigbondugirls3.jpg”><img style=”float: left” src=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2008/11/1_sigbondugirls3-192×300.jpg” alt=”" width=”192″ height=”300″ /></a>The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is hosting a symposium entitled “Cosmopolitan Identities and Alternative Histories: Africans in Front and Behind the Camera.” The event is taking place in conjunction with the gallery’s latest exhibition which features postcards produced from Africa between 1870 and the 1930s. The symposium will be held at the Boston University African Studies Center at 270 Bay State Road today, Saturday, November 22, from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM<em>. The event is free and open to the public.</em> <a href=”

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The Boston University Art Gallery Presents “Exposures: Other Histories in Early Postcards from Africa”

November 17th, 2008 in Uncategorized 0 comments

The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) continues its 2008-2009 season with the presentation of Exposures: Other Histories in Early Postcards from Africa. The exhibit presents early African postcards as a reflection of life on the continent between 1870 and the 1930s. The exhibition is a collaborative effort between Cynthia Becker, Assistant Professor of African Art at Boston University and Christraud M. Geary, Teel Curator of African and Oceanic Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. It showcases selections from private collections and creates a poignant display of postcards produced from images by both African and foreign photographers during that era. Exposures

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