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New Faculty Publication
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 about New Faculty Publication »

Oxford University Ertegun Scholarship
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 about Oxford University Ertegun Scholarship »

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 about Guggenheim Fellowship »

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 about Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship »

Visualizing Venice: The Biennale and the City
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 about Visualizing Venice: The Biennale and the City »

Featured Summer Courses
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 about Featured Summer Courses »

Featured Summer Courses
Friday, March 27, 2015

ARTHIST 101D Prehistory to Middle Ages Explore art’s role in the human activities of dwelling, worship, death and exchange, from prehistoric cave drawings to Roman arenas and Medieval relics. E. Narkin ARTHIST 102D Renaissance to 20th Century Explore art’s role in religious worship, private and public spaces, and the art market and exhibitions, from the Renaissance to the twentieth century. K. Desplanque   read more about Featured Summer Courses »

Graduate Student Symposium
Monday, February 16, 2015

2015 AAHVS GRADUATE STUDENT SYMPOSIUMThursday, February 19, 2015 Keynote 6:00 PM A266, Collision Space, Bay 10, Smith Warehouse “Japan’s Venice and the Ends of Art” Ignacio Adriasola Assistant Professor Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory University of British Columbia, Vancouver Friday, February 20, 2015 Symposium Papers 1:30-3:00 PM A266,... read more about Graduate Student Symposium »

Patricia Leighton Liberation of Painting
Monday, February 2, 2015

Professor Patricia Leighten's recent book, The Liberation of Painting: Modernism and Anarchism in Avant-Guerre Paris (Chicago, 2013) has won Choice magazine's CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award. Choice is a publication of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division the American Library Association (AMA). From Choice: “Stereotypical views of modern art long have associated its complex visual languages with radical... read more about Faculty Book Award »

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