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Elspeth Dusinberre to Present AIA Lecture on March 1 on the Ancient Persian Empire

Elspeth Dusinberre, chair and professor of classics at the University of Colorado-Boulder, will  lecture on “Power and the Ideal in the Ancient Persian Empire” at the Nashville Parthenon on Tuesday, March 1, at 6 pm.  Her lecture will explore the glories and practices, the rhetoric and realities, of the ancient Persian Empire. When Alexander the Great…

Posted by on February 24, 2016 in HART, Lectures, VRC


Pakistani Artist Mahwish Chishty Featured in Studio VU Lecture on February 10

Initially trained as a miniature painter from the National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan, Mahwish Chishty has aggressively combined new media and conceptual work with her traditional practice, emerging as a notable conceptual artist.  As part of the Department of Art’s Studio VU Lecture Series, Chishty will talk about her work on Wednesday, February 10,…

Posted by on February 10, 2016 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC


Christopher Johns Edits Volume on the Papacy of Pope Benedict XIV Lambertini

Emerging from a groundbreaking international conference on the papacy of Pope Benedict XIV Lambertini (reigned 1740-1758) and its legacy, the anthology Benedict XIV and the Enlightenment: Art, Science, and Spirituality, edited by Rebecca Messbarger, Christopher M. S. Johns and Philip Gavitt, was recently published by the University of Toronto Press. The symposium of 2012 was…

Posted by on February 9, 2016 in HART, VRC


HART Professors Present Papers at CAA Annual Conference February 3-6

Professors Mireille Lee, Barbara Tsakirgis, and Riyaz Latif travel to Washington, DC this week to present papers at the College Art Association annual conference held February 3-6.  The conference consists of four days of presentations, panel discussions, workshops, special events, and exhibitions exploring the study, practice, and history of art and visual culture. Lee, Assistant…

Posted by on February 3, 2016 in Events, HART, Lectures, VRC

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