Mark Olson

The Cordelia and William Laverack Family Assistant Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2009

Overview

Mark Olson is Cordelia and William Laverack Family Assistant Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University. He teaches courses on media (new & old - theory, practice, & history) and medicine & visual culture. As a extension of his past work with the MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media & Learning Initiative, he collaborates on the development of a new interdisciplinary project that connects the study of the material culture of art history, architecture and archaeology with new media modes of representation and visualization. Olson is the former Director of New Media & Information Technologies for HASTAC (Humanties, Arts, Sciences & Technology Advanced Collaboratory) and the John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary & International Studies.

Expertise

Media; medicine & visual culture; material culture of art history, architecture & archaeology with new modes of representation & visualization

Fall 2017

Physical Computing (ARTSVIS 564S.001)
Smith Wrhs A290, Th 10:05 AM-11:40 AM
Physical Computing (ARTSVIS 564S.01L)
Smith Wrhs A290, Th 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Physical Computing (VMS 564S.001)
Smith Wrhs A290, Th 10:05 AM-11:40 AM
Physical Computing (VMS 564S.01L)
Smith Wrhs A290, Th 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
New Media, Memory, and Archive (VMS 565S.01)
Smith Wrhs A290, M 01:25 PM-03:55 PM

Spring 2017

Hist & Cult Viz Proseminar 2 (ARTHIST 581S.01)
Smith Wrhs A233, M 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
Theories Visual/media Studies (VMS 327S.01)
Smith Wrhs A290, M 08:30 AM-11:00 AM
Hist & Cult Viz Proseminar 2 (VMS 581S.01)
Smith Wrhs A233, M 01:25 PM-03:55 PM

Fall 2016

Hist & Cult Viz Proseminar 1 (ARTHIST 580S.01)
Smith Wrhs 228, M 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
Introduction to Visual Culture (VMS 202D.001)
Smith Wrhs A266, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
Hist & Cult Viz Proseminar 1 (VMS 580S.01)
Smith Wrhs 228, M 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
Comp Media Studio (VMS 713.01)
Smith Wrhs 228, M 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Spring 2016

Visual Cultures of Medicine (VMS 346S.01)
Smith Wrhs A290, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
Hist & Cult Viz Proseminar 2 (VMS 581S.01)
Smith Wrhs A233, Tu 01:25 PM-03:55 PM

Spring 2015

VMS Capstone (VMS 499S.01)
Smith Wrhs 228, W 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
Hist & Cult Viz Proseminar 2 (VMS 581S.01)
Smith Wrhs A233, Tu 01:25 PM-03:55 PM

Fall 2014

New Media, Memory, and Archive (VMS 565S.01)
Smith A233, W 10:05 AM-12:35 PM
Comp Media Studio (VMS 713.01)
Smith 228, M 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Spring 2014

Topics in VMS (VMS 590.01)
Smith A233, W 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
Theories Visual/media Studies (VMS 327S.01)
East Duke 204A, F 10:05 AM-12:35 PM