Professor Ron Du Bois is featured in the fall 2011 issue of STATE Magazine. The article written, by Janet Varnum, reports on Professor du Bois's travels to Korea, India and Nigeria while making documentaries on folk potters. 

Viewer observes Ron du Bois' film documentary at Cross-Cultural Visions exhibit, Gallery Korea, NYC

Cross-Cultural Visions, a 60th anniversary commemorative art exhibition at Gallery Korea, NYC, paid tribute to all artists who traveled on a Fulbright Korea grant, 1950-2010. The viewer standing before the monitor sees the title scene of du Bois' award winning documentary, "The Working Processes of the Korean Folk Potter." OSU Art Professor du Bois (now emeritus), was Fulbright Lecturer to Korea,1974.

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Brandon Reese, associate professor of ceramics and 3D design was featured in Ceramics Monthly last February.   The author, John Zimmerman, wrote a positive review comparing Brandon with other Post Minimalist such as Richard Serra, Eva Hesse and Martin Puryear. Along with Ivory Lace (above) four other pieces were shown in the article. The Visual Resources Library has a subscription to Ceramic Monthly for those of you who would like to read the article.

Saul Bell Design Award 2011

The Saul Bell Design Award competition has both inspired and challenged jewelry designers around the globe for the past decade, and now in its tenth year, it continues to recognize artists whose work challenges traditional perceptions of jewelry design. Lee's work "Hollow" was awarded second place in the prestigious competition. 

Dr. Jennifer Borland, assistant professor of art history, presented a paper at the annual conference of the Gender & Medieval Studies (GMS) Group. GMS is a UK-based organization devoted to putting together an annual interdisciplinary conference, which furthers the study of medieval gender. The 2011 conference met in Swansea, Wales, in January, and examined how issues of gender impacted the ways in which time and memory were conceptualized in the Middle Ages, and how memories were generated, recorded, and stored for posterity.

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by Jennifer Borland

Dr. Jennifer Borland, assistant professor of art history, participated in the first biennial meeting of the Babel Working Group, which was held at the University of Texas, Austin in November 2010. The Babel Working Group is a collective of over 150 scholars (primarily medievalists, but also those in other fields), who are working to develop new cross-disciplinary alliances between the humanities, sciences, social sciences.

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Cristina Cruz González was the 2010 recipient of a UCLA Library Research Grant and a William Reese Fellowship at the Bancroft Library. The UCLA grant, funded by the university’s Latin American Institute, encourages research at the Charles Young Research Library (special collections) on UCLA’s campus. The Reese Fellowship funds original research on any genre of printed material relating to the Americas.

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