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.
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.
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
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.