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Fine Arts Featured Story

Dr. Aurelia Campbell

Boston College and the Fine Arts Department are thrilled to welcome Dr. Aurelia Campbell to our faculty. Our new Assistant Professor of Asian Art History received her Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Pennsylvania, and her BA in Art History and Studio Art from Pitzer College. Dr. Campbell's research focuses on Chinese architecture of the early modern period, and she is currently at work on a book about the geographically widely distributed construction projects undertaken by the Ming dynasty Emperor Yongle. Although she's busy preparing for her first semester teaching here at BC, Dr. Campbell kindly took time out to answer some of our questions about her background, interests, and thoughts about her new position.

Student Profile

Daniel Zawodney '14

Daniel Zawodny '14 has known since before starting college that he wanted to combine his interest in photography and film with his ambition to help "bring the world together." In this first-person account, the Film Studies major describes how his courses and relationships with his instructors and peers at BC have prepared and supported him in this endeavor. Traveling to Guatemala last summer with Actuality Media, a program for documentary filmmaking students, Danny was able to put his skills and knowledge to work in order to share with a greater public the story of a Mayan fishermen's cooperative dedicated to preserving the health of Lake Atitlan and their native culture. Photograph by Robin Canfield, Actuality Media

Upcoming Events

Opening reception:
Come to the Table
Monday, November 3
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Theology and Ministry Library Atrium Gallery
Works that celebrate the biblical metaphor of the Table. Artists include Albrecht Dürer and Jasper Johns.

Career Night for the Arts
Thursday, November 13
7:00-9:00 p.m.
McMullen Museum
The BC Arts Council invites students to meet and network with alumni who have successfully forged careers in the visual and performing arts.

Opportunities

Bus shuttle to NYC
Saturday, November 15
Departs BC at 6:30 a.m.; return trip to Boston departs NYC at 7:00 p.m.
BC Art students: take advantage of this opportunity to visit Chelsea galleries or see exhibitions in New York! The bus will drop riders off in Chelsea on the lower west side, and depart from the same location in the evening. For more information, or to reserve a seat, email gutierji@bc.edu ASAP.

Call for papers: The Visual Culture Consortium, Boston invites undergraduates to submit abstracts for consideration for the VCC's 7th New Approaches to Art History and Visual Culture, which will take place on April 11, 2015 at the MFA. Abstracts due by January 30, 2015.

Call to photographers: The PRC (Photographic Resource Center) in Boston invites you to submit a photograph to its upcoming exhibition YOUR WORK HERE! [2.0]. Submissions accepted at 832 Commonwealth Ave. from 11:00 - 4:00 every Friday through October 31; exhibition party on November 6.

Call to student artists: Find & Form, a South End design and technology business, is sponsoring &Go:Design, a free competition focused on solving real-world problems through thoughtful user experience (ranging from $500 to $1500) by November 3.

Skinner Auction House invites applications for several openings at its Marlborough, MA office.

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