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Tag: Department of Art and Art History

An adapted classroom: Students and faculty find new ways to engage in teaching and learning

An adapted classroom: Students and faculty find new ways to engage in teaching and learning

September 18, 2020

Students and faculty members adapt to new—and safety-conscious—ways of interacting as teachers, scholars, and researchers.

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Rochester artists look to avant-garde past in new site-specific installation

Rochester artists look to avant-garde past in new site-specific installation

September 16, 2020

Where traces of a once vibrant artistic residency program still stand, University art professor Allen Topolski and his artist daughter, Aster, seek to understand the present through what came before.

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A  ‘different kind of wonder’

A ‘different kind of wonder’

May 27, 2020

The European Renaissance’s engagement with the Arctic is a little-known chapter of history but a relevant one today, when the region once again has become a site of anxious attention.

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Rochester historian takes a role in preserving world cultural heritage

Rochester historian takes a role in preserving world cultural heritage

November 20, 2019

Peter Christensen, an associate professor of art and art history at the University of Rochester, has a new role as a juror advising the United Nations in its work designating UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Students thrive at the intersections of engineering, computer science, and humanities

Students thrive at the intersections of engineering, computer science, and humanities

October 9, 2019

Seniors Melissa Wen, Nathan Nickerson, and Jarrod Young are this year’s winners of the Wells Award, given each year to high-achieving students in the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences who also excel in the humanities.

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A ‘model of scholarly possibility’: Remembering Douglas Crimp

A ‘model of scholarly possibility’: Remembering Douglas Crimp

July 23, 2019

An internationally renowned art and cultural critic, theorist, curator, and activist, Rochester professor Douglas Crimp created work important to thinkers across the arts and humanities.

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Studio art graduates put on a show

Studio art graduates put on a show

May 14, 2019

Works in the Class of 2019 senior art exhibition explored themes such as interpersonal relationships, environmentalism, and emotional expression.

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Finding a place of her own at Rochester

Finding a place of her own at Rochester

May 7, 2019

Gillian Gingher ’19 didn’t want to attend the University of Rochester for one simple reason: her parents did. But in four years, this double major in art history and business has found her own way.

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Is ‘convincing’ the new ‘real’?

Is ‘convincing’ the new ‘real’?

May 1, 2019

As the University’s first artist-in-residence, Ash Arder brings her artist’s sensibility to explorations of conceptual systems, from computer science and the nature of virtual reality to ecology and environmental humanities.

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What’s the problem with civility?

What’s the problem with civility?

February 7, 2019

Three Rochester professors discuss the nature of America’s political and social divide and offer ideas on how higher education might help bridge the widening gap.

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