Graduate student Srđan Tunić (M.A., ‘23) will present a paper at
Street Art Festival conference this coming June 28-29 in
Slovenia. Srđan’s paper will be presented as part of Panel 1:
Political Peripheries of Street Art.
His paper, entitled ”F*** Gays Homophobia!
Art History M.A. candidates Srđan Tunić and Anya Shulman,
and second-year M.F.A. candidate Kelley O’Leary will present
public lectures in “Weird Studies,” a graduate student symposium
sponsored by the Department of French and Italian. The symposium
will take place Saturday, April 23 and continue on the following
Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)’s
first Annual Vartan Gregorian Memorial Lecture features a
presentation by Professor Talinn Grigor and co-author Professor
Congratulations to second-year graduate student Dada Wang who
will present her paper “Reframing Narratives of Water Control:
Mechanisms of Resistance in Chinese Performance Art” at the Mary
L. Cornille Annual Boston University Graduate Symposium in the
History of Art & Architecture on April 2.
In a celebration long delayed by the pandemic, the UC Davis
Foundation on Feb. 4 honored Sacramento business owner and
philanthropist Rita Gibson (B.A., art history ’82) as
the 2020 winner of the university’s Charles J. Soderquist Award.
Caitlin Schwarz (M.A.,’ 19) explores Victorian mourning culture
with a focus on how the Victorians celebrated romantic and
familial love through jewelry and other everyday objects in her
public lecture ”‘Til Death Do Us Part: How the Victorians
Kept Love Alive from Beyond the Grave.”
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.”
The Art and Art History Club is open to all art studio and art
history majors, minors, and friends. Our purpose is to learn
about and discuss all things relating to art and art history. We
do this through open discussions at meetings, going on field
trips to art museums and galleries, watching art-related movies,
selling student-made art, and promoting art education. We are
working hard to create an art community among UC Davis