Prof. Tom McDonough interviews Vancouver-based artist Ron Terada in the Spring 2020 issue of Canadian Art, dedicated to the theme of “Influence.” You can read the article at https://canadianart.ca/features/ron-terada-time-is-different-now/
DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY
Zohreh Soltani, PhD. Candidate
“Tehran: A Symptomatic Rendering of Public Architecture”
Committee Members: Tom McDonough and Nancy Um (co-advisors), Julia Walker, Kent Schull (outside examiner)
This defense is open to the public, however, a password is required to attend. The password will circulate in a separate email to departmental faculty and graduate students, but may also be requested directly from Nancy Um or Zohreh Soltani.
Nancy Um contributes “A New Agenda for a Global Eighteenth-Century Art History” to the collective feature, “Reflections on HECAA at 25: A Roundtable Discussion,” which was just published in Journal18: a journal of eighteenth-century art and culture 9 (Spring 2020).
Professor Karen-edis Barzman, an NEH Fellow this year at the Newberry Library in Chicago, announces the publication of collaborative research on the earliest detailed topographic drawing of the north and central coastal region of present-day Croatia, long part of the Venetian republic’s maritime empire. The article, “Cartography in the Service of the Venetian State: An Early Sixteenth-Century Map of Central and Northern Dalmatia by an Unknown Draftsman,” which was co-authored with Kritijan Juran (Dept. of History, University of Zadar) and Josip Faričić (Dept. of Geography, University of Zadar), appears in the journal Geoadria.
In the interest of protecting the well-being of faculty and students — and following guidance from university administration in light of the progression of COVID-19 — VizCult talks for the remainder of the semester have been canceled. We look forward to programming an exciting schedule for AY 2020 / 2021.
Nancy Um was interviewed by Zoe Griffith on the Ottoman History Podcast. In this episode, they discuss early modern merchants, mobility, creditworthiness, and material culture in 18th C Yemen and the Indian Ocean.