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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Join us for a special-edition Duke Entertainment, Media & Arts Network (DEMAN) Weekend-ish, featuring black-ish and grown-ish! Meet the amazing Duke alumni writers for these award-winning comedy shows as they take us behind the scenes of the creative process, explore cultural themes, and share their career paths. Instead of traveling to Durham for the 11th Annual DEMAN Weekend, this year we’re bringing a stellar, live panel of incredibly... read more about Duke Entertainment, Media & Arts Network (DEMAN) Weekend-ish »

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Friday, August 21, 2020

duARTS’s Visual Arts and Media Open House, an open house and panel that will feature several student visual arts and media groups for interested students, will take place on Thursday, August 27, 8-9:30 PM Name of Event: Visual Arts and Media Open House by duARTS Date/Time: Thursday (8/27) from 8-9:30 PM EDT Details: Join duARTS for a panel with Visual Arts and Media groups on campus! Several... read more about duARTS’s Visual Arts and Media Open House, 8/27 »

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

New book by (University of Maryland) Assistant Professor Joseph Williams examines the improvised construction process of 11th century Italy and how it might inform today’s practice: Ad-Hoc Architecture, by Design (University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation)... read more about Alumnus Joseph Williams (PhD '18) Publishes Book »

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Emily C. Mohr   Emily is studying ancient art history. Her multidisciplinary research focuses on the intersections between sex, gender, sexuality, race, and class in ancient Greek art and literature. Progressively, she is interested in representations (mimēseis) of feminine and non-binary bodies, with the aim to understand the lives of women, enslaved persons, and minorities in the ancient Mediterranean world more fully,... read more about Incoming PhD Students for 2020 »

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Special Topics in Art History - ART ACTIVISM FOR SOCIAL CHANGE Kristine Stiles Course description: This course surveys the multiple ways in which artists in the United States have approached social change through the lens of art as a form of activism from the 1960s to the present. We will consider artists’ activism from the  perspectives of Native Americans, African Americans, Feminists, LBGTQIA artists and collectives like ACT... read more about New Course: Fall 2020 »

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Three new members, including Ph.D. candidate Kelly C. Tang, joined the Duke University Board of Trustees on July 1, the school announced Wednesday. Tang was selected by the Graduate and Professional Student Council as a young trustee. She will serve a three-year term, as an observer during her first year on the board and as a voting member in her second and third years. Tang’s research in the department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies... read more about Ph.D Candidate Joins Board of Trustees »

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The faculty, students, and staff of the Department of Art, Art History, & Visual Studies state unequivocally that Black Lives Matter. We stand in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives and connected international campaigns in condemning antiblack racism, police brutality, and the violence and loss inflicted on the Black community through the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Dominique Rem’mie Fells,... read more about Statement in Support of Black Lives »

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Op-Ed: Quaker Oats may ‘bury’ Aunt Jemima, but her image will live on in powerful and subversive works of art By Richard J. Powell June 19, 2020 2:46 PM   Amid what seems like one cultural sea change after another, 2020 will surely be remembered for the widespread purging of racist and imperialist symbols from the public sphere. We’re suddenly witnessing a remarkable social awakening and resolve to remove from public... read more about LA Times Op-Ed by Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Distinguished Professor of Art and Art History »

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

DEMAN Live: Fine Arts & Fashion (in collaboration with Nasher MUSE, FORM Magazine, The Standard & Fuqua’s Retail & Luxury Brands Club) Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 8PM EST / 5PM PST **please login at 7:45PM EST /4:45PM PST to prep   Zoom Link: https://duke.zoom.us/j/96182428963 Facebook Event:  ... read more about DukeCreate Online »

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Caroline A. Bruzelius, Anne Murnick Cogan Professor Emerita of Art and Art History, has been elected a Member of the prestigious American Philosophical Society. Thirty-four Members were elected this year, including others in the humanities such as Elizabeth Alexander, President, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Marin Alsop, Music Director, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Lonnie Bunch III, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution; Carla Hayden, Librarian... read more about Caroline Bruzelius Elected to the American Philosophical Society »

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