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Department of the History of Art and Architecture

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From Oregon to Mongolia, art history and geography experts document landscape

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Jan. 13, 2010) - Members of the University of Oregon's faculty have completed a project to document and analyze a remote, little-known, yet fascinating area of the world.

Altar with nineteen remaining standing stones; west side of burial mounds. Photo by Gary Tepfer.

 

Art History Professor Andrew Schulz interviewed on UO Today

Barbara Altmann will interview Andrew Schulz, associate professor, Art History, on the Humanities Center's UO Today television program on Wednesday, December 2 at 8:00 p.m. on Channel 23.   Professor Schulz discusses his research on how the Spanish used their Islamic aesthetic legacy to construct imperial and national identity in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. The program is also aired on Channel 29 on Tuesday at 11:30 p.m; Wednesday at 11:30 a.m; and Friday at 12:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  

Associate Professor Andrew Schultz

 

NOVA: Secrets of the Parthenon nominated for 2009 Emmy Award in the Nature, Science and Technology category

When NOVA, the popular science television show on PBS, reported on the ongoing restoration of the Parthenon atop the Acropolis of Athens, viewers heard from art historian Jeffrey M. Hurwit of the University of Oregon. View the list of 2009 Emmy Award nominees

Professor Jeffrey Hurwit

 

Andrew Schulz: A year of studying Spain's Islamic period

Art history professor Andrew Schulz is off campus this year studying an overlooked period of Spanish history -- 1750 to 1820 -- when cultural and visual contributions of the Spain's Islamic past began to surface in the works of European artists, writers and politicians.

Andrew Schultz