More than one hundred friends, students, alumni, and faculty gathered to honor Professor Patricia Hills at a symposium held at the George Sherman Union on April 26, 2014. Entitled “American Visual Culture in Context: A Symposium in Honor of Professor Patricia Hills,” this event featured academic papers by prominent scholars from across the country who were Hills’ former students. Sponsored by the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, alumni and current students, the Boston University Center for the Humanities, the Department of the History of Art & Architecture, the American & New England Studies Program, and the African American Studies Program, the symposium celebrated the career of Professor Hills, a specialist in American art who has taught at Boston University since 1978. Dr. Hills is retiring at the end of this academic year.

Digital Key Words for Modernist Studies

Starts: 4:00 pm on Friday, October 4, 2013
Ends: 5:30 pm on Friday, October 4, 2013
Location: 725 Commonwealth Avenue, CAS 226

This informal talk by Sean Latham, Professor of English at the University of Tulsa, will examine the way digital tools and media have transformed our understanding of modernism and the ways in which they continue to unsettle and redefine the twentieth century's long experiment with new media. Sponsored by the BU Center for the Humanities.