Wednesday, January 5, 2022
The 2022 Shirley Thomson Lecture with Dr. Heather Igloliorte
On March 23rd, please join us for INUA: New Ways Forward in Inuit Exhibition Practices by Dr. Heather Igloliorte, Concordia University Research Chair in Circumpolar...
Friday, December 17, 2021
December 2021 Closure & Winter 2022 Semester
Please note: Carleton University is closed from December 24, 2021-January 4, 2022. Wishing you and yours a healthy and happy holiday break! Winter 2022 Semester As Carleton University continues to follow our safe meetings and social distancing guidelines, the School for Studies in Art and Culture has transitioned to providing services remotely...
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Artist Talk: Olivia Johnston and Kathryn Desplanque
Join Carleton graduates Olivia Johnston and Kathryn Desplanque on Thursday, December 2nd for a talk entitled Embodying Saintly Gestures. Photographer and art historian Olivia Johnston's series of saints images makes use of the visual language applied to those most revered in Christian devotional objects of centuries past to contemporary...
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
In Memoriam: Lilly Koltun
We are saddened to hear the news that Dr. Lilly Koltun, Adjunct Research Professor in Art and Architectural History at Carleton, passed away on November 21. Her connections to Carleton go back to 1979, when she was a lecturer in the Art History program. In 1993 she became an external faculty member for the...
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Friday, April 2, 2021
HTA Podcast: Medieval Chats, Episode 5
Conversation with Dr. John Goodall: the Castle This is the fifth in my series of ‘medieval’ podcasts – that is, podcasts created as part of my 2nd-year undergraduate course on medieval architecture and art at Carleton...
Sunday, March 28, 2021
Canadian Gothic: A Public Presentation for Heritage Ottawa
I was delighted to give a public talk for Heritage Ottawa last March on the topic of Canadian Gothic. In it, I tried to answer a question that I'm sure has been nagging at you for years:...
Monday, March 22, 2021
HTA Podcast: Medieval Chats, Episode 4
The Life, Death and Cult of Thomas Becket: A Conversation with Dr. John Jenkins I vividly recall watching the movie Becket on late-night TV at the age of ten. The story of the medieval archbishop who is gruesomely murdered in his own...
Thursday, March 4, 2021
HTA Podcast: Medieval Chats, Episode 3
Professor Malcolm Thurlby on the Herefordshire School of Romanesque Sculpture Once upon a time, a young lad named Malcolm was being benignly guided through the A-Level study of chemistry, physics and biology. Then one day, he happened...
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
HTA Podcast: Medieval Chats, Episode 2
Dr. Hugh McCague on Geometry and Romanesque Design The spaces, volumes, complex curves and lines of medieval design were generated by manipulating simple shapes - circles and squares, mostly - in a process we call Constructive...