Faculty Interviews

Get to Know Dr. Kris Seaman

Dr. Kris Seaman was educated at Yale University and the University of California at Berkeley, concentrating on Classics, Archaeology, and the History of Art.  She was a Regular Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece, and she carried out additional archaeological training at the American Academy in Rome, Italy. She has done… Continue reading Get to Know Dr. Kris Seaman

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Faculty Interviews

AHA Talks to Professor Akiko Walley

obtain her second masters degree and PhD from Harvard. She finished in 2009 and has been at Oregon ever since. Meanwhile, she has created new courses: East Asian calligraphy and inscriptions. She specializes in Japanese Buddhist art and archeology and is the art history liaison for the arts and administration program for museum studies. What’s… Continue reading AHA Talks to Professor Akiko Walley

Faculty Interviews

AHA Talks to Professor Leland Roth

Leland Roth completed a Bachelor of Architecture at University of Illinois and a PhD from Yale. He specializes in American Architecture and Urban Planning 1865-1940. His more specialized interest is Oregon and Native American Architecture. How did you get started? I decided in middle school that I wanted to design buildings. I didn’t really know… Continue reading AHA Talks to Professor Leland Roth

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Kicking Off the School Year with Dr. Charles Lachman

Thank you to all who attended our first AHA meeting! It was a great success- partially because we had a great speaker, Dr. Charles Lachman. Dr. Lachman holds a Ph.D. in East Asian Studies from the University of Toronto. His research and teaching interests include the history of Chinese landscape painting, Chinese art theory, and… Continue reading Kicking Off the School Year with Dr. Charles Lachman

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Grad School and Career Advice from our Two Modernist Professors, Sherwin Simmons and Joyce Cheng

On our Wednesday evening AHA meeting (the last one of this school year) we had professors Sherwin Simmons and Joyce Cheng as guests.  Professor Simmons has been a professor here at the University of Oregon since 1979, and began his PhD work here in 1973.  Prior to that, he went to Yale and Emory Universities. … Continue reading Grad School and Career Advice from our Two Modernist Professors, Sherwin Simmons and Joyce Cheng

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Interview with Professor Nick Camerlenghi

The Following is a guest post by Theresa Knopp, our current AHA secretary.  Professor Camerlenghi, who specializes in early Christian and medieval art and architecture, with a particular emphasis on the city of Rome.  He will be leading a study abroad program there this summer. Q. How did you become interested in art/art history, and… Continue reading Interview with Professor Nick Camerlenghi

Faculty Interviews

Professor James G. Harper: Graduate School and Career Advice

During the second half of our October 5th meeting, we received candid grad school and career advice from Professor Jamie Harper. Specializing in Renaissance and Baroque art history, he received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998. He is also the Art History Department’s director of undergraduate studies, so he is the person… Continue reading Professor James G. Harper: Graduate School and Career Advice