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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…

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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.

Art Journal cover – Laura Aguilar

PhD Candidate Deanna Ledezma has work published in Art Journal

PhD Candidate Deanna Ledezma has had her article “Regarding Family Photography in Contemporary Latinx Art” published in the most recent issue of Art Journal, one of the foremost academic journals in our discipline.…

Emmanuel Ortega featured on KNPR – Nevada Public Radio

Clinical Assistant Professor Emmanuel Ortega recently took part in a discussion about how the growth of the LatinX population is affecting Nevada as part of Nevada Public Radio’s Race and Racism series. You…

Chloe Lundgren

Chloe Lundgren has completed her MA

Chloe Lundgren has completed her Master of Arts degree with the thesis, “Expanded EXPORT: Toward a Phenomenological Reading of VALIE EXPORT’s Work of the 1960s and 1970s.” Her thesis explores EXPORT’s “phenomenologically feminist…