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Myrsini Mamoli Receives Faculty Award of Merit for Best Doctoral Dissertation

Myrsini Mamoli, assistant professor of art history at the LSU School of Art, has received the Faculty Award of Merit for Best Doctoral Dissertation at the Georgia Tech College of Architecture. She was presented the award at a ceremony at Georgia Tech on April 25, 2014, for her PhD dissertation, “Towards a theory of reconstructing [...]

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LSU Art History Professor Contributes Chapter to Yale University Press Publication

LSU School of Art Associate Professor Darius A. Spieth is one of the contributors to the book The Great Mirror of Folly: Finance, Culture and the Crash of 1720, which has been newly released by Yale University Press. A milestone publication on the ramifications – both financial and cultural – of the first stock market [...]

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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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French Historian and Essayist Marc Fumaroli Lectures on Language and the Arts

Lecture by Marc Fumaroli: “What Language to Say ‘the Arts’? French Rhetoric and German Aesthetics in the 18th Century” LSU Union Theatre | Monday, November 4, 2013, at 5 p.m. Reception and Exhibition Opening | La Langue mondiale: French as the Language of Art and Thought, 1750–1900 Hill Memorial Library | Monday, November 4, 2013, [...]

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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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Digital Art History: Older Than You Think

Some may think the Digital Age began in the 90s as America Online seeped into many American homes, but Dr. Susan Ryan’s Digital Art History course reaches as far back as the 19th century when Ada Lovelace, reportedly the world’s first computer programmer, was born. Ryan, PhD, an authority in the emerging field of digital [...]

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