Department of the History of Art and Architecture News

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An Art Historian Investigates the Future of Obsolete Art

HAA PhD student Emily Lawhead discusses her dissertation at the intersection of contemporary Japanese art and new media.

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HAA Students Choose Five Life-Changing Works of Art and Architecture

Five students in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture share the works that forever-altered their perspectives.

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College of Design Celebrates New Dean Adrian Parr

The current dean at the University of Texas Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs and the UNESCO chair on water will join the college spring term.

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College of Design Awards Equity and Justice Student Organization Mini Grants

The college’s Equity and Inclusion Committee awards four grants to student projects examining equity, inclusion, and the impacts of COVID-19.

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Welcome New Faculty!

Introducing new faculty and new visiting faculty starting fall 2020.

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Keith Eggener on Architect Luis Barragán with the New York Times Magazine, 99% Invisible

History of Art and Architecture professor discusses the legacy and Instagram-ability of the Mexican architect’s buildings.

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HAA Alumna Curates Show on Great American Etcher

Emily Shinn captures the career and legacy of Mildred Bryant Brooks at the JSMA.

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College of Design Congratulates Seven Faculty on Tenure and Promotion

The UO promoted or granted tenure to 101 faculty members, including seven from the College of Design.

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Celebrating Kassia Dellabough, an Advocate for All Students

The founder and director of College of Design Student Services retires June 30.

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Maile Hutterer Named Recipient of UO Distinguished Teaching Award

The Department of the History of Art and Architecture associate professor has been teaching at the College of Design since 2014.

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Arts & Culture in the Time of Corona

A collection of virtual arts and culture experiences and relief efforts.

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Hello Kitty is Not a Cat—Joyce Cheng Investigates the Dissonance

The art history professor and surrealism scholar uses methods from the disciplines of visual culture and anthropology to analyze the meaning of the pop culture icon.

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The Society of Architectural Historians Names Leland Roth a 2020 Fellow

The Marion D. Ross Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Architectural History is recognized with the field’s highest honor.

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A Portrait of the Art Historian as a Young Man

History of Art and Architecture graduate student Liam Maher rewrites the traditional narrative of Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica.

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College of Design Announces Inaugural Oregon | Places Prize Winner

In partnership with Places Journal, the college chose Assistant Professor Sara Jensen Carr and her proposal ‘Water is Wealth’ for the award.

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