Tuesday, November 13 at 6:00pm
Lawrence Hall, Room 231
1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR
November 13, 2018 / 6:00 p.m. / 231 Lawrence Hall
Curious about Art History? Learn about the field by getting to know some of the art historians on campus. This conversation will feature three esteemed faculty: Joyce Cheng, Charles Lachman, and Emily Scott. Hear how they got to where they are and what they learned along the way. Bring your questions about studying art history, getting jobs, the life of an academic, life and art, or something else entirely!
All majors and disciplines are welcome!
About the Panelists:
Joyce Cheng is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the History of Art and Architecture. Trained broadly as a historian of nineteenth- and twentieth-century European art, she specializes in the visual arts, poetics, aesthetic theories, and the cultural and intellectual history of the interwar period. Her current projects include a book-length study on the mask in surrealism, and another on the role of boredom in modernism and the avant-garde . . . Read More
Charles Lachman is Associate Professor of Art History and Participating Faculty, Religious Studies. He holds a PhD in East Asian Studies from the University of Toronto, and has served at UO as Director of the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies and as Curator of Asian Art at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum. His research and teaching interests include the history of Chinese landscape painting, Chinese art theory, and Buddhist art (especially Chan/Zen painting) . . . Read More
Emily Scott is Assistant Professor of Art History and Environmental Studies. She earned her PhD in contemporary (post-1945) art history, with minors in cultural geography and American art, from UCLA in 2010. Prior to joining the UO in 2018, she was a Visiting Professor at the VU University Amsterdam and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Inst. for the History and Theory of Architecture at the Swiss Federal Inst. of Technology (ETH Zurich) . . . Read More