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Professor Grigor on the afterlife of Persepolis

Professor Talinn Grigor explores the ruins of Persepolis in the aftermath of its excavation by Ernst Herzfeld in a public lecture entitled “Persepolis After Lindon Smith: The Modernist Afterlife of the Ruins.” 

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Professor Yonan publishes new article exploring ceramic arts and materiality

In his most recent article, just published in Journal of the Walters Art Museum (Vol. 75 2021), Professor Michael Yonan grapples with the ubiquity of ceramic things

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Alum Alan Templeton awarded the U.C. Davis Medal

Alumnus and philanthropist Alan Templeton (B.A., art history and psychology, ‘82) recently received the highest honor U.C. Davis bestows: the UC Davis Medal.

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Professor Burnett at Asian Food Study Conference

Professor Katharine Burnett participated in the latest Asian Food Study Conference with her talk on ”How Do We Know When Culture Crosses the Border? The Case of Sino-Viet Teapots before 1700.”

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“Of Satire and Bigotry: Press Culture, Women’s Rights, and Liminal Modernity in West Asia”
Templeton Colloquium in Art History

Community Education Room, Manetti Shrem Museum of Art

Twentieth-century nationalism was marked by the effective use of press culture and graphic satire to shape the discourse of modernity. Along the way, women’s rights and minority rights were struggles that formal institutions resisted and appropriated.

Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Old Davis Road, Davis, CA

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