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Thursday, May 28, 2015

A new virtual museum created by Duke researchers will be housed in an Italian museum For many people, the Roman Empire is an abstraction -- a series of facts gleaned from textbooks and museum artifacts. For the people of Reggio Emilia, in northern Italy, the look and feel of the Roman Empire is about to become much more real. The local museum in the town of 170,000 has partnered with Duke researchers to house a virtual museum... read more »

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

excerpt from "Movies’ Most Memorable Mexican-American Moments: From Stand and Deliver to Giant, These Are Hollywood's Strongest Cinematic Depictions of America’s Third Largest Ethnic Group" http://www.whatitmeanstobeamerican.org, May 2015. Esther Gabara Crossing the border, whether real or imagined Near the end of Cheech Marín’s 1978 Born in East L.A.,... read more »

Friday, May 1, 2015

Congratulations to Duke assistant professor of art history Sara Galletti, who has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. read more »

Friday, May 1, 2015

Congratulations to Duke professor of art history and visual studies Mark Antliff, who has been selected for a distinguished professorship! Effective September 1, 2015, Mark will be the Mary Grace Wilson Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies. read more »

Monday, April 20, 2015

Architectural Agents: The Delusional, Abusive, Addictive Lives of Buildings by Annabel J. Wharton, William B. Hamilton Professor of Art and Art History, has just been published by the University of Minnesota Press. From the Press: “Treating buildings as bodies, Annabel Jane Wharton writes biographies of symptomatic structures in order to diagnose their pathologies. The violence of some sites is rooted in historical trauma; the unhealthy... read more »

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Oxford University Ertegun Scholarship Art History and Visual Arts senior major Tara Trahey has been offered an Ertegun Scholarship to Oxford University for their masters degree in Classical Archaeology. This scholarship covers full tuition and housing, in a community of humanities students. Tara’s presented her Graduation With Distinction project, “Visualizing an Iconographic Network Between Athens and Vulci in the 6th Century B... read more »

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Pinar Yoldas, An Ecosystem of Excess (TR), 2014. Installation: drawings, projections and sculptures. Doctoral student Pinar Yoldas has received a prestigious 2015 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in the Fine Arts category. In its ninety-first competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 173 Fellowships (including two joint Fellowships) to a diverse group of... read more »

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Doctoral candidate Camila Maroja has received the prestigious two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at The Cogut Center for the Humanities at Brown University. Camila will be researching, writing, and teaching across an interdisciplinary cohort that includes the departments of History of Art and Architecture, Hispanic Studies, History, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, the John Carter Brown... read more »

Friday, March 27, 2015

Visualizing Venice: The Biennale and the City       Digital Visualization Workshop - 4th edition http://www.univiu.org/shss/seminars-summer-schools/visualizing-venice-summer-workshop June 1-12, 2015 Faculty: Caroline Bruzelius, Mark Olson, Victoria Szabo and Hannah Jacobs, Duke University, Donatella Calabi, Ludovica Galeazzo and... read more »

Friday, March 27, 2015

ARTHIST 290-02 / ECON 390-02 Art, Money, and Labor 1830—Today The aim of this course is to explore how the contradiction between artistic ethics and artistic value has been expressed over time, integrated as it was, into the polemic writings of artists and art critics, artistic studio practices, and the theoretical percepts of artistic production itself. E. Luse ARTHIST 290-01 / VMS 290-01 The Visual Culture of News, Past and Present This class... read more »

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