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Book Chat with Professor Grigor

The UC Davis Humanities Institute’s Book Chat series opens with Professor Talinn Grigor in conversation with Dr. Wendy DeSouza. Grigor will discuss her latest book, The Persian Revival: The Imperialism of the Copy in Iranian and Parsi Architecture (2021) and her research on 19th-20th-century art and architectural histories through postcolonial and critical theories grounded in Iran, Armenio-Iran, and Parsi India.

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Alum Emily Szasz to present at upcoming CAA

Congratulations to Emily Szasz (M.A., ‘22) whose paper ”Denaturalizing Center Modalities of Making: Reading Yoko Ono’s Grapefruit” has been accepted for the College Arts Association’s111th conference.

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Graduate student wins Public Choice Award in Exhibit It!

Srđan Tunic (M.A.,’23) recently won the Public Choice Award at the Pence Gallery’s “Exhibit It!” for his sculpture “Where do we stand #2.”

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Professor Burnett to give a keynote lecture at Symposium on Humanistic Foundations and Intercultural Understanding of Sino-US Relations

Professor Katharine Burnett has been invited to present a keynote lecture at the 5th International Symposium on Humanistic Foundations and Intercultural Understanding of Sino-US Relations (HFCUSUR).

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Xu Bing
Spotlight Artist in Residence
The California Studio

Xu Bing is a visual artist internationally recognized for his experiments with written script. Xu garnered international attention in the late 1980s for his experiments with the Chinese written script created using woodblock carving and printing to produce a series of nonsensical characters. Since then, Xu has explored the ways in which the written script bridges different systems of writing and engages audiences across different cultures.

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Approaching Exit Images in Byzantium

Dr. Magdalene Breidenthal will share her research in a public lecture titled ”Approaching Exit Images in Byzantium: A Case Study from Cyprus.” 

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