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With Getty Scholar Grant, art history professor will bring image of Central America into sharper focus

Author: Beth Staples

For generations, North Americans have seen media images of poverty, disease, civil war, and crime in Central America, including photographs and videos of Central Americans fleeing violence and of children, some just 2 or 3 years old, kept in cages at immigration detention camps. Even when well-intentioned, the images can feed into negative stereotypes, said Tatiana Reinoza, an assistant professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design. Reinoza has won a competitive Getty Scholar Grant that will support her effort to more fully represent the seven-country region, its people, and their stories with her book project, tentatively titled “Retorno: Art and Kinship in the making of a Central American Diaspora.”

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Art history mayor: How the liberal arts helped Tim Keller ’00 develop leadership skills that led to success in consulting, tech, and government

Author: Sophia Lauber

Over the past four years, Tim Keller ’00 has found that leading his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico, has much more in common with studying art than he initially thought. Being able to analyze and understand the context, history, and circumstances of Albuquerque has helped Keller recognize and address his community’s needs. It’s just one of the many surprising ways art history has re-entered his life since earning his degree — and one of the many skills he developed in his liberal arts education that have remained a constant throughout his career. 

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In memoriam: Douglas Kinsey, 88, professor emeritus of art

Author: Kate Garry

Doug Kinsey

Douglas Kinsey, an artist and professor emeritus in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, died May 21 at his home. He was 88.

Kinsey joined the Notre Dame faculty in 1968 after earning his M.F.A. at the University of Minnesota and his bachelor’s degree at Oberlin College. Before coming to Notre Dame, he taught at Oberlin, the University of North Dakota, and Berea College.…

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Thu Oct 6, 2022

AAHD Gallery Exhibition: Elizabeth M. Claffey

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Location: AAHD Gallery, 214 Riley Hall

The Department of Art, Art History, & Design is proud to announce Archived Attempts, an exhibition of work from Elizabeth M. Claffey, associate professor of photography at Indiana University in Bloomington in the AAHD Gallery, 214 Riley Hall. The show is open from Oct. 6, 2022, to November 16, 2022.

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Fri Oct 7, 2022

AAHD Gallery Exhibition: Elizabeth M. Claffey

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Location: AAHD Gallery, 214 Riley Hall

The Department of Art, Art History, & Design is proud to announce Archived Attempts, an exhibition of work from Elizabeth M. Claffey, associate professor of photography at Indiana University in Bloomington in the AAHD Gallery, 214 Riley Hall. The show is open from Oct. 6, 2022, to November 16, 2022.

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Mon Oct 10, 2022

AAHD Gallery Exhibition: Elizabeth M. Claffey

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Location: AAHD Gallery, 214 Riley Hall

The Department of Art, Art History, & Design is proud to announce Archived Attempts, an exhibition of work from Elizabeth M. Claffey, associate professor of photography at Indiana University in Bloomington in the AAHD Gallery, 214 Riley Hall. The show is open from Oct. 6, 2022, to November 16, 2022.

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