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LSU Art History Faculty at College Art Association Annual Meeting in Chicago

The largest professional and academic art organization in the United States, the College Art Association, had its 102 annual conference in Chicago in February 2014.  LSU faculty and graduate students attended. Professor Susan Elizabeth Ryan gave a paper, “Beauty and the Bits: Wearable Technology as Science Fantasy,” at the February 13 session “Roadside Picnic: Experiments in Art [...]

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Art History Spring 2014: New Frontiers

A number of special topics courses are listed for ARTH for the Spring semester (2014). These courses are either brand new, or taught infrequently, and comprise a broad range of subjects. They are all 3-credit courses for upper level undergraduates and graduate students. See Schedule of Classes for more information.   ARTH 4420 Sec. 1: [...]

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LSU Art History Alumnus Discusses the History of Comic Books within the Civil Rights Movement at Comic-Con International 2013

LSU art history alumnus Joseph Givens organized a panel discussion about the history of comic books within the civil rights movement at the Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013. Givens was joined by contemporary scholars and creators Andrew Aydin, Stanford Carpenter, Damian Duffy, and John Jennings. The panel, titled Heroes/Creators: The Comic Art Creations of Civil [...]

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Marchita B. Mauck, Ph.D Professor emeritus of art history

Art History Professor Emeritus Mauck Receives Conover Award

While at LSU, she taught a wide range of courses including Introduction to Fine Arts, Early Christian and Byzantine Art, Romanesque Art, Gothic Art as well as working with students on various independent studies. She has been a lecturer for LSU Honors College seminars, a recipient of the 2007 TAF Teaching Award, and she curated LSU Treasures, published by LSU Press [...]

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Love Triangles And Pythagorean Women, a Lecture by classicist and historian Dr. Sarah Pomeroy

Dr. Sarah Pomeroy, professor emerita at Hunter College and the author of numerous books including Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity, Women in Hellenistic Egypt from Alexander to Cleopatra, and Spartan Women, will deliver a lecture entitled Love Triangles And Pythagorean Women, on Monday, February 25 at 4:30 in the Design Auditorium (room 103). The lecture [...]

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Susan Elizabeth Ryan records roundtable discussion for upcoming Whitney exhibition: “Robert Indiana: The American Dream”

Professor Susan Elizabeth Ryan recently recorded a roundtable discussion at the Whitney Museum which will become part of the catalog for the upcoming exhibition, Robert Indiana: The American Dream September 26, 2013-January 2014 (curated by Barbara Haskell). Professor Ryan was invited as one of the authorities on the artist’s work. She wrote the monograph, Robert Indiana: [...]

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