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Congratulations to our Graduates!

May 19, 2016


Erdmann, Mark, “Azuchi Castle: Architectural Innovation and Political Legitimacy in Sixteenth-Century Japan”

Jasienski, Adam Michal, “In the Guise of Holiness: Sanctity and Portraiture in the Early Modern Hispanic World”

Marx, Nadia Lares, “Images of Adam and the Lure of Antiquity in Medieval Sculpture”

Pullins, David Edward, “Cut and Paste:  the mobile image from Watteau to Robert”

Stark, Trevor, “Total Expansion of the Letter: Cubism, Dada, Mallarmé”

Taner, Melis, “Painting in Baghdad in te Late Sixteenth-Early Seventeenth Centuries”...

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Congratulations to Heeyoung Angie Jo, this year's winner of a Bowdoin Prize in the English Language for her essay "How a Civic Building Means: The Languages of Boston City Hall."

Congratulations to Heeyoung Angie Jo, this year's winner of a Bowdoin Prize in the English Language for her essay "How a Civic Building Means: The Languages of Boston City Hall."

April 29, 2016

Boston City Hall—like many Brutalist buildings—has aroused intensely polarized receptions.​  Architectural professionals ​have ​champion​ed​ the building as a stronghold of “dignity, humanism, and power,” while the public ​has condemned it as “the ugliest building in America.”​  ​​This essay is an act of translation and empathy for both the ​architectural ​​languages​ through which the building has been understood.  How and what does Boston City Hall mean?  What discrepancies existed between these languages...

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