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Apply Today: Clinical Assistant Professors in Graphic Design, Art History, Visual Studies

May 22, 2017  by: Natalie Fleming

Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo

The Department of Art at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor in Graphic Design and a Clinical Assistant Professor in Art History and/or Visual Studies. Candidates for Graphic Design should be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary art and design environment. The candidate’s pedagogical focus will Read More


Spotlight Super/Quick at Squeaky Wheel – This Wednesday at 7pm

October 3, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Please join the UB Department of Art graduate students this Wednesday night from 7-9 PM at Squeaky Wheel for Spotlight: Super/Quick! University at Buffalo graduate and PhD students from Art, Visual Studies, Media Study, and more, will make fun and dynamic 5-7 minute presentations and performances on a range of topics and their current research. Including presentations Read More


Exhibition Curated by Professor Jonathan Katz & PhD Student Andrew Barron Opens at the Leslie Lohman Museum

July 15, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

A Deeper Dive, an exhibition curated by Professor Jonathan Katz and PhD student Andrew Barron opens July 15th at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art.  There will be an opening reception from 6-8PM.  The exhibition will be on view until September 25, 2016. This thought-provoking and compelling exhibition visually explores the impact of Read More


Drama Queer: Seducing Social Change – Exhibition in Vancouver Curated by Professor Jonathan Katz and PhD Student Conor Moynihan

June 20, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Drama Queer: seducing social change, an exhibition curated by Professor Jonathan D. Katz and PhD student Conor Moynihan will be a feature of Vancouver’s Queer Arts Festival. This exhibition explores the role of emotion in contemporary queer art as a form of political practice. As a mechanism to coalesce feelings and direct them with activist intent, emotion Read More


“P” is for Pride and Poutine: Fundraiser on May 31st for Queer Studies at UB

May 19, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Show your support for Queer Studies at UB “P” is for Pride and Poutine Tuesday, May 31 6:30 – 9:00 pm Allen Street Poutine Company 242 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY Free admission It’s Pride Week, and the owner of Allen St. Poutine Company is opening the restaurant especially for queers on Pride! Come celebrate over Read More


PhD Student Jennifer Gradecki in Exhibition at Sugar City Opening Tonight

May 5, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

Sugar City – May 5/6: Experiencing Computational Media Opening: May 5th, 8pm-10pm Experiencing Computational Media is an exhibition featuring UB Department of Art and Media Study graduate students Derek Curry, Nitasha Dhillon, Shawn Van Every, Jennifer Gradecki, Ka Man Lam, Mani Mehrvarz, Stephan Kriegleder and Yvette Granata. The exhibit shows in compelling ways how computational media Read More


Visual Studies PhD Students Andrew Barron & Conor Moynihan Present the Documentary “Consent” at Dreamland on 3/25

March 24, 2016  by: Natalie Fleming

CONSENT: A Film Screening & Discussion of HIV Criminalization in Canada and the United States Organized by Visual Studies PhD Students Andrew Barron and Conor Moynihan At a time when mainstream LGBT rights seem to be flourishing in both Canada and the United States alongside new developments in HIV prevention management, the ongoing prosecution of people Read More


26th Annual Day With(out) Art on World AIDS Day Panel Discussion and Video Screening

November 17, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Shan Kelley, “With Curators Like These, Who Needs A Cure,” 2015. oil paint, semen, resin on wood, 5×7 in. Newly produced video RADIANT PRESENCE to screen at UB followed by a panel discussion on HIV/AIDS Event recognizes 26th Annual Day With(out) Art on World AIDS Day 2015 In recognition of the 26th annual Day With(out) Read More


Classical Nudes and the Making of Queer History – An Exhibition Curated by Dr. Jonathan Katz

January 5, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Classical Nudes and the Making of Queer History, an exhibition curated by Dr. Jonathan Katz, closed yesterday after being on view at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Studies since October 17, 2014.  The exhibition focused on historical representations of the classical nude as expressions of same-sex desire.  The exhibition was recently reviewed in The Gay and Read More


Alternate Endings: Film Screening for the 25th Anniversary of Day With(out) Art

November 24, 2014  by: Natalie Fleming

December 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM 112 Center for the Arts Free and Open to the Public A screening of 7 new film shorts commissioned for the 25th Anniversary of Day With(out) Art. Alternate Endings Screening Guide New works by My Barbarian, Rhys Ernst, Glen Fogel, Tom Kalin, Lyle Ashton Harris, Derek Jackson, and Julie Read More