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2016 Cabot Fellows: Congratulations to Prof. Suzanne P. Blier, Prof. Jeffrey Hamburger, and Prof. Robin Kelsey

June 1, 2016
 
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Eleven faculty members have been awarded 2016 Walter Channing Cabot Fellowships for their outstanding publications. The 2016 honorees are:

Suzanne Preston Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and of African and African American Studies, “Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power, and Identity c. 1300” (Cambridge University Press,...

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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”

Yoon,...

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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."

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 that produced such violent breakages in meaning?  These...

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