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Department of the History of Art and Architecture

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Eggener’s research on ‘City of the Dead’ featured in podcast, website

Professor Keith Eggener is featured in a 99% Invisible podcast and feature story focusing on “The City of the Dead”—Colma, California—the only necropolis in the United States and the site where graves from throughout the Bay Area were moved as the city grew in the early 20th century.

Removing corpses for relocation in San Francisco.

 

Creativity, community, inspiration connect graduates, alumni, faculty at commencement June 19

Amanda Kibbel planned to study engineering at Oregon State University or the University of Washington until, on a whim, she toured the University of Oregon. “When I visited the Product Design Department at UO and saw what the students were creating and how it was a great blend of math, art, and sustainable design,” she said, “I knew instantly that that was what I wanted to study.” 

commencement

 

Essay for MFA exhibition catalog bridges artistic practice, historical research

Art history graduate student Sloane Kochman was selected to write the catalog essay for this year’s Master of Fine Arts student exhibition.

UO 2017 MFA Exhibition logo

 

Undergraduate projects exhibit wide range of research inquiry

President Trump’s Cabinet, a fogged-up windshield, and an artwork made for an Oscar Wilde play were among the unique sources of inspiration for A&AA student projects at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium recently in the Erb Memorial Union.

2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium

 

UO Provost honors 2 A&AA faculty for outstanding teaching

Associate Professor Akiko Walley and Assistant Professor Christopher Michlig were recognized with university-wide teaching awards in separate surprise presentations by UO Provost and Senior Vice President Scott Coltrane in Lawrence Hall during May.  

Associate Professor Akiko Walley (right) celebrates her Herman award with Provost Scott Coltrane and Senior Vice Provost Susan Anderson