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April, 2012

Enjoy Pancakes and Waffles in the VRC April 26-27

Take a break from exams and join us in the VRC this Thursday and Friday—anytime between 8 am and 4 pm—for pancakes and waffles replete with fabulous toppings, fruit juices, and coffee. Our master chef, Chris Strasbaugh, will prepare fresh batches of pancakes and waffles throughout the day for all who cross the threshold of…

Posted by on April 23, 2012 in Events, HART, VRC


Vivien Fryd Awarded Visiting Professorship for Fall 2012

Vivien Green Fryd, professor of history of art and chair of the department, will be a visiting professor next fall at the John F. Kennedy Institute at the Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany. Fryd was awarded the visiting professorship by The Terra Foundation for American Art. Fryd will teach two courses—American Art Since 1945 and American…

Posted by on April 14, 2012 in HART


Student Research Symposium Slated for April 18

Angela Romano, Elizabeth Furman, Christi Weinhuff, and Margot Danis are the featured speakers at the second annual Student Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 18, at 7:00 p.m. in Cohen 203, with a reception in the atrium following the event. Paper topics include The Influence of Mathematics on Egyptian and Greek Sculpture (Elizabeth Furman); Ethical and…

Posted by on April 14, 2012 in Events, HART


James Wescoat to Address Water as Unifying Theme in Mughal Landscape

James Wescoat, MIT’s Aga Khan Professor of Architecture, will address “Water and Work in the Mughal Landscape” in a public lecture on Thursday, April 5, 4:10 p.m. in 203 Cohen Hall on the Peabody campus. An expert on the grand Mughal gardens built in the 16th and 17th centuries in what is now India and…

Posted by on April 2, 2012 in HART, Lectures


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