Department of the History of Art and Architecture News

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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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Tinker Hatfield Wins 2019 National Design Award for Product Design

The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum recognizes the architecture alum for his disruptive and innovative career designing footwear.

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New and Visiting Faculty at the College of Design

The College of Design is excited to welcome new and visiting faculty for the 2019–20 academic year. 

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James Ivory: From Oregon Architecture to Hollywood

How the alum’s architectural history experience at the College of Design shaped his film career.

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Books by Design

The College of Design faculty book series continues this November.

Falling for Art History

A Q&A with Katelyn Jones, winner of the 2019 Gloria Tovar Lee Scholarship for Most Promising Student in Art History.

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Design Faculty Named Presidential Fellows in Humanistic Studies

President Michael H. Schill awarded Kate Mondloch and Rick Silva with the inaugural prize.

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Murals by Design

College of Design alumni are changing the face of Eugene with the 20x21 mural project.

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The Elusive Art of Capturing Climate Change

Assistant Professor Emily Eliza Scott to teach new course on art, visual culture, and climate change.

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On Power and Place: A Call for Proposals

The College of Design seeks proposals for the inaugural Oregon | Places Prize to support public scholarship.

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HAA Assistant Professor Wins Prize for Innovative Scholarship in Romanticism

The International Novalis Society recognized Nina Amstutz for book on painter Caspar David Friedrich.

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