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As the oldest and finest art program in the southeast, Auburn's Department of Art & Art History is a vibrant community of accomplished artists, esteemed art historians, and talented students. We offer comprehensive programs in studio art and art history that prepare students for careers in the visual arts and other cultural and creative fields. Our fourteen full time faculty members work closely with students and guide them in developing individual research interests and artistic approaches.
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Renowned Art Historian and Curator Dr. Amelia Jones to present VAS2 lecture on February 20, 2017 in Biggin Hall
The Department of Art & Art History is delighted to announce that Dr. Amelia Jones will present the VAS2 lecture, entitled "Essentialism, Feminism, and Art: Spaces where Woman "Oozes Away," on Monday, February 20, 2017, from 5:00-6:15 p.m. in Biggin Hall room 005. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Jones is the Robert A. Day Professor in Art and Design and Vice-Dean of Critical Studies at the Roski School of Art and Design at University of Southern California. She is known for her work to dismantle the sexist, racist and homophobic structure of the art world, and seeks to elaborate a queer, anti-racist, feminist history and theory of modern and contemporary Euro-American visual arts.Read more about Amelia Jones More Art Department News