Visual Studies PhD Student News

Maggie Wander presented a paper at the College Art Association’s 2017 conference in New York City
Monday, February 27, 2017
Amanda M. Maples to present at invite-only symposium "New Directions in African and African-American Studies" in Rochester, NY
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Amanda M. Maples accepts Curatorial Fellowship at Stanford University's Cantor Center for Visual Arts
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Amanda M. Maples to present at ACASA Triennial in Ghana and ECAS in Basel
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Sara Blaylock awarded the College Art Association's Professional Development Fellowship in Art History
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Sara Blaylock publishes text on German artist's project on her Stasi file in Gradhiva
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Catalogue co-edited by Christina Hellmich receives award
Monday, November 14, 2016
Amber Hickey accepts Visiting Assistant Professorship at Alfred University
Friday, November 11, 2016
Amber Hickey to present at the Newberry Symposium, "Violence and Indigenous Communities: Confronting the Past, Engaging the Present"
Friday, November 11, 2016
Announcing Chessa Adsit-Morris’s book publication on environmental education
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Maggie Wander appointed Treasurer of the Native American Art Studies Association
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Tatiane Santa Rosa publishes a review of the 32nd São Paulo Biennial in Brazil
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Tatiane Santa Rosa co-authors book on contemporary Barzilian art, addressed to young adults
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Gaby Greenlee presented a paper at the Textile Society of America's 15th Biennial Symposium, 'Crosscurrents: Land, Labor, and the Port', in Savannah, GA
Friday, October 28, 2016
Congratulations to our first Ph.D. graduate! Rachel Nelson successfully defended her dissertation "At the Edge of Ruin: Seeing Art Under Perpetual Conflict"
Friday, October 28, 2016
Tatiane Santa Rosa presented a paper on Lygia Clark at the Sensorial Encounters Graduate Symposium (The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS)
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Chessa Adsit-Morris presented a paper at the Australian Association for Environmental Education conference
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Lorraine Affourtit presented her research on The Oaxaca Commune at the Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico
Monday, October 3, 2016
Sara Blaylock co-organized the first ever Grad Forum panel at the International Association for Visual Culture Biannual Conference
Monday, October 3, 2016
Lorraine Affourtit presented at the Association of Latin American Art Fourth Triennial Conference
Friday, September 30, 2016
Brinker Ferguson is a co-recipient of the Mellon Foundation Grant to Develop Course for MIT’s “Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative”
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Brinker Ferguson Heads Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Digital Documentation and Education Project
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Brinker Ferguson Heads Emergency Heritage Documentation Kits in Conflict Areas Project through National Center for Preservation Technology and Training Grant.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Kate Korroch presented "Transitioning the Gaze and Searching for Power: Harisu's 2001 Dodo Cosmetics Advertisement" and chaired the panel "Body as Art Installation"
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Jordan Reznick presented "Selfie Suburbia: Whites Online in the Twenty-first Century"
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Queer Babes, Portraits by Jordan Reznick opens July 31
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Amber Hickey to present a paper for the Inuit Studies Conference in St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador
Monday, July 18, 2016
Amber Hickey presents paper for Performing Cartography Symposium (York University, Toronto)
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Gaby Greenlee Presented a Paper at the 5th Biennial Borderlands Conference: "Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands," University of California, Santa Barbara
Monday, June 20, 2016
Gaby Greenlee Presented a Paper at the Graduate Students’ Conference: "Global Magic," University of Victoria, British Columbia
Monday, June 20, 2016
Mary Thomas Presents Paper on Billboard Series by Mario Ybarra Jr. at College Art Association Annual Conference
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Kris Timken in Conversation With Lucy R. Lippard and Marie Lorenz at the North Brooklyn Boat Club
Thursday, June 16, 2016
A Conversation and Book Signing: The New Explorers by Kris Timken with Forward by Lucy R. Lippard at Oregon College of Arts and Crafts
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Arts Division Website Features Mary Thomas’ Research on Improvisation as an Aesthetic Strategy
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Awards Sara Blaylock Dissertation Fellowship
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Sara Blaylock publishes essay in exhibition catalogue in Germany
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Rachel Nelson Co-Curates "Collective Museum," a Campus-wide Participatory Public Art Installation at UC Santa Cruz
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
"Reading Nature, Observing Science: Examining Material Practices in the Lick Observatory Archives and Kenneth S. Norris Papers" Opens June 8th
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Alex Moore to Participate in NEH Summer Institute, “Arts of Survival: Recasting Lives in African Cities”
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Alex Moore is Co-recipient of the Dean’s Award at the Annual Graduate Research Symposium
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Sara Blaylock presented a paper at CAA's 2016 conference
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Sara Blaylock to present a paper at Yale University
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Rachel Nelson receives the jointly awarded 2016 Rhonda A. Saad Prize for Best Paper in Modern and Contemporary Arab Art
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Amanda Maples gives a seminar and a conference paper at the University of Basel, Switzerland
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Mary Thomas Awarded Dissertation Fellowship
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Ace Lehner to present current research: "Trans* Selfies: Self-Portraiture in the age of Non-Binary Gender and Social Media"
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Ace Lehner Essay Included in the Book, "Demos: Wapato Correctional Facility"
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Ace Lehner Solo Show "Gangsters Revisited" at the Random Parts Gallery
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Lorraine Affourtit receives 2016 Chancellor's Graduate Teaching Fellowship
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Lorraine Affourtit receives the 2016 Chicano-Latino Research Center Graduate Student Mini-Grant
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Amber Hickey accepts position as NYC SALT's Outreach Coordinator
Monday, January 4, 2016
Gaby Greenlee presented at the Bay Area Graduate Symposium in Art History, Film, and Media Studies at Stanford University
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Lorraine Affourtit to present at American Society for Theatre Research conference
Monday, November 2, 2015
Aubrey Hobart’s article published in Hemisphere: Visual Cultures of the Americas, Vol. VIII
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Lorraine Affourtit publishes article in peer-reviewed journal
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Christina Hellmich has curated the exhibition, Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Nā Hulu Ali‘i, at the deYoung Museum on view until February 28, 2016
Monday, September 14, 2015
Mitchell Winter to present at Stanford University's Annual Religious Studies Graduate Student Conference: "Exploring Other Worlds: Constructing, Locating, and Navigating Imagined Religious Space", Oct. 1-2, 2015
Friday, August 28, 2015
Gaby Greenlee and Mary Thomas attend Getty Digital Art History Workshop
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Rachel Nelson's article is in the current (June 2015) Journal, Third Text: Critical Perspective on Contemporary Art and Culture.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Rachel Nelson is the recipient of the AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship
Monday, June 15, 2015
Mary Thomas Selected to Present at College Art Association Annual Conference
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Mary Thomas: UCSC Graduate Student Featured Profile
Monday, May 11, 2015
Sara Blaylock to present a paper at the University of Birmingham, July 3-4, 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015
Sara Blaylock publishes an exhibition review on Mail Art from East Germany and Brazil in ARTMargins Online
Monday, May 4, 2015
"Embodiments: Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture" exhibition curated by Christina Hellmich is on view at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco until July 5, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Jordan Reznick at Nomadique Collections in New York
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Amber Hickey to present a paper at the Eleventh Annual Yale University American Art Graduate Symposium
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Amber Hickey to present a paper at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Lorraine J. Affourtit presented a paper at the Semiotics Society of America 39th Annual Meeting (October 2014)
Monday, December 22, 2014
Diana Rose to present at College Art Association Conference, New York, 2015.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Brinker Ferguson Working for the Museums of San Diego
Monday, December 8, 2014
Ace Lehner to Present at FEMINIST TRANSLATIONS/QUEER MOBILITIES Symposium at UC Berkeley
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Brinker Ferguson Presented Two Papers at the Museum Computer Network Conference in Dallas Texas
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Brinker Ferguson Invited to be a Guest Lecturer at Tufts University
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Brinker Ferguson to Co-Chair a Digital Heritage Doctoral Consortium at the Museums and the Web Conference
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Aubrey Hobart Invited to Speak at the College Art Association Conference (CAA)
Monday, November 24, 2014
Sara K Blaylock Awarded One-Year DAAD Grant for Dissertation Research
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Diana Rose Awarded an Integrative Graduate Humanities Education and Research Training (IGHERT) Fellowship
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Mary Thomas Awarded CASVA Predoctoral Fellowship for Historians of American Art
Monday, June 2, 2014
crystal am nelson to debut excerpt of video "horizon" at the This Is What I Want Festival in the Bay Area and UK, June 1st–21st
Monday, May 12, 2014
Christina Hellmich's Chapter Published in Nukuoro: Sculptures from Micronesia
Thursday, May 8, 2014
crystal am nelson presented a paper at the 40th Annual Association for Art Historians conference
Thursday, May 8, 2014
crystal am nelson co-presented a paper at the inaugural FAQ: A Salon Series in Feminist and Queer of Color Critique – Graduate Student Conference
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Ace Lehner video Untitled (Never Leave Me) to debut at the National Queer Art Festival in San Francisco, June 7th
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Ace Lehner presented: From Rayon to Original Plumbing: Looking at and thinking through Trans* embodiment as represented in Contemporary U.S. Visual Culture
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Rachel Nelson's essay published in NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Photography Exhibition "75 Years" includes work by Ace Lehner
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Sara Kurpiers Blaylock to present paper at the annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
Monday, January 20, 2014
Sara Kurpiers Blaylock to present at a workshop/conference on the theme of countercultures in the Eastern Bloc at Bristol University
Monday, January 20, 2014
Sara Kurpiers Blaylock's article published in the journal, Verges: Germanic & Slavic Studies in Review
Monday, December 16, 2013