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Anti-Racist Statement from the Department of History of Art and Architecture (April 2021)

April 5, 2021
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A letter by David J. Roxburgh, Department Chair:

Dear members of the HAA community,

I am writing today about the rise in anti-Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander violence and hate crimes which reached a new height in the mass shootings in Atlanta and the death of six Asian women. While these senseless and brutal acts, fueled by racist rhetoric, have grown exponentially in the past year they are by no means unprecedented expressions of prejudice and hate against the members of our Asian and AAPI community...

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Black Lives Matter Statement from the Department of History of Art and Architecture (June 2020)

June 18, 2020
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A letter by David J. Roxburgh, Chair, on behalf of the Faculty and Staff of HAA:

Dear Members of the HAA Community,

We, the Faculty and Staff of the Department of the History of Art and Architecture (HAA), affirm this truth: Black Lives Matter.

The past several weeks have been painful beyond measure, and it is difficult to put into words the sense of outrage and sadness we feel from the acts of intolerable and violent racism culminating with the recent police murders of...

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New Publication “Constructing Latin America: Architecture, Politics, and Race at the Museum of Modern Art”, by Patricio del Real

June 27, 2022
Front cover of publication “Constructing Latin America: Architecture, Politics, and Race at the Museum of Modern Art”

Professor Patricio del Real’s new publication “Constructing Latin America: Architecture, Politics, and Race at the Museum of Modern Art” will be published at the end of August. The book provides “a nuanced look at how the Museum of Modern Art’s carefully curated treatment of Latin American architecture promoted U.S. political, economic, and cultural interests.” ...

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HAA Student Prize Winners AY 21-22

May 27, 2022
From left to right: Paul Tamburro, Wendy Yu, Kelsey Chen, Professor Felipe Pereda

Please join us in celebrating this years student prize winners from HAA.  

The Matthew Abramson '96 Prize for Best Senior Thesis in History of Art and Architecture - Congratulations to Paul Tamburro, who won for his senior thesis Orality and the Maya “Scribe”: Reading Reading Back into the Picture. The Matthew Abramson '96 Prize is awarded by faculty vote of the Department of History of Art and Architecture to the one student of this department whose thesis has been determined as "Best Senior Thesis" as based primarily...

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Professor Suzanne Blier elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 29, 2022
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Congratulations to Professor Suzanne Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Chair of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies, for her recent election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences honors excellence and convenes leaders from every field of human endeavor to examine new ideas, address issues of importance to the nation and the world, and work together “to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a...

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Professor Hamburger wins Gutenberg Prize of the city of Mainz and the International Gutenberg Society

March 22, 2022
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Congratulations to Professor Jeffrey Hamburger who will be awarded the biannual Gutenberg Prize of the city of Mainz (birthplace of Johannes Gutenberg) and the International Gutenberg Society for 2022. The prize, delivered by the mayor of Mainz, is given for “an outstanding artistic, technical or scientific achievement in the field of the art of printing” and, in Professor Hamburger's case, for his contributions to the history of the book, specifically, relations between manuscript and print culture in the fifteenth century, most recently, in his book Color... Read more about Professor Hamburger wins Gutenberg Prize of the city of Mainz and the International Gutenberg Society
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Two Muqarnas authors win Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award

March 17, 2022
Two Muqarnas authors win Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award

The International Journal of Islamic Architecture and the Award Jury is pleased to announce the 2022 winners of the Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award.

Award Winner: Laura Parodi, "Kabul, a Forgotten Mughal Capital: Gardens, City, and Court at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century," Muqarnas 38, 2021, pp. 79-119

Honourable Mention: Mikael Muehlbauer, "From Stone to Dust:...

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