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The Art Bulletin

Emmanuel Ortega publishes an article in The Art Bulletin

Emmanuel Ortega, Marilynn Thoma Scholar and Assistant Professor in Art of the Spanish Americas, has published an article titled “The Mexican Picturesque and the Sentimental Nation: A Study in Nineteenth-Century Landscape” in the…

Vital Voids

Andrew Finegold's book Vital Voids is published

Assistant Professor Andrew Finegold’s book, Vital Voids: Cavities and Holes in Mesoamerican Material Culture, has been published by the University of Texas Press. Vital Voids is an innovative study in which it is…

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Julian Adoff to present “Jewish Modernity in Multiplicity: Towards a Dialectical Jewish/Polish Bi-Nationalism in the Visual Imagery of Maurycy Gottlieb” at the Second Bi-Annual Junior Scholar Workshop in Russian and East European Jewish Cultures

Sponsored by The Working Group in Russian and East European Jewish Cultures,  a joint enterprise between the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. https://sites.google.com/view/junior-scholar-workshop-in-rus/home  

Michael Jachera

Michael Jachera accepted into MA program at SCAD

Michael Jachera (BA, 2019) has been accepted into the MA in Interior Design program at Savannah College of Art and Design beginning this spring. Congratulations, Michael!

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Writing tips via Jane McAlevey

The writing advice I typed out and stuck up on my wall while I wrote No Shortcuts. [From Carver and Orwell] pic.twitter.com/s2x0CztoYU — Jane McAlevey (@rsgexp) March 7, 2021

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The Problem With the Postcolonial Syllabus

The Problem With the Postcolonial Syllabus Against a peculiarly Western allergy to the pleasure of the text. THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION By Sumana Roy FEBRUARY 10, 2021

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Blake Stimson publishes "Public Photography"

Capitalism and the Camera Essays on Photography and Extraction Edited by Kevin Coleman and Daniel James — A provocative exploration of photography’s relationship to capitalism, from leading theorists of visual culture Photography was…

Timescales

Omur Harmansah publishes a chapter in the edited volume Timescales

Associate Professor Ömür Harmanşah has published the chapter “Deep Time and Landscape History in the Anthropocene: How Can Historical Particularity Be Translated?” in the volume Timescales: Thinking across Ecological Temporalities, edited by Bethany…

A graph showing author’s confidence in a paper over the course of its journey through publication. Misses out rejections and 95 other rounds of revision...

Authors' confidence in a paper over time

A graph showing author’s confidence in a paper over the course of its journey through publication. Misses out rejections and 95 other rounds of revision… A graph showing author’s confidence in a paper…

New Art History BA Graduates

Six Art History Majors Complete Their BA Degrees

Art history majors Rebecca Arroyo, Caelan Dean, Serena Luciano, Landon Menze, Monica Ramos, and Nelly Santacruz have officially completed their BA Degrees. Congratulations, graduates!!!!!!

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Elise Archias publishes "All Are Related" in UIC Today

Elise Archias, associate professor of art history and chair of the Fine Arts Review Committee, publishes “All Are Related” in UIC Today on the occasion of the installation of Tussle, a sculpture by…

Liz Fahey

Liz Fahey has completed her MA degree!

Liz Fahey has completed her MA degree. Her thesis, “The Disjointed Self: Interrogating Interiority in the Collage Works of Romare Bearden and Wangechi Mutu” examines the changing relationship between universality and critique in…

Paris, 1720

Nina Dubin co-edits "1720" issue of Journal18

Associate Professor of Art History Nina Dubin has co-edited a special issue of Journal18: A Journal of Eighteenth-Century Art and Culture, titled 1720. The full issues can be found online here.