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Lusheck presenting on Rubens

Thinking Through Drawing: Rubens and the Rhetorical Art of Eloquence

Following the recent publication of her monograph, Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing, Associate Professor Kate Lusheck (Art History & Museum Studies) discussed the graphic art of the great, seventeenth-century painter, Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) in light of the historical and rhetorical concept of eloquence.

Peggy Takahashi with Mitsu Sato, Topaz Barracks with a Sand Storm

10 x 10: Ten Objects, Ten Stories

Ten members of the University of San Francisco community responded to ten unique objects in Something from Nothing: Art and Handcrafted Objects from America’s Concentration Camps. Artifacts were created by people of Japanese ancestry while being held in detention centers— Department of Justice camps and ten permanent camps.

Michael Arcega Michael Arcega Doña Señorita

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Art is not only personal to the artist who created it but also to the person viewing it. I chose the piece “Doña Señorita ”: Matriarchal power enhancement. I was drawn to it initially because I love señorita bananas. At a deeper level, the piece makes me remember my home, my family.

Performers during An Enemy of the People

Flint’s Legacy: Trusting Science and Pursuing Justice

A Series of Events sponsored by a CRASE Interdisciplinary Action Group Grant Event #1: Public Enemy, an Adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. Produced by the Performing Arts and Social Justice Program. On April 25, 2014, water officials from Flint, Michigan celebrated

Photo by Kique Bazan

Trans-Scripts: CRASE sponsored dramatic reading and photography

President Trump’s inaccurate understanding of sexuality and gender has led to the reversal of Obama-era positions on transgender rights and the creation of policies that attempt to harm transgender students, troops, and workers. Disheartened by these discriminatory attacks, professors Jane Bleasdale, Amie Dowling, and Daniela Dominguez felt the need to take action against President Trump’s attempts to silence and oppress the transgender community.

Globel Manifestos Panelist

Global Manifestos Workshop

Global Manifestos was an innovative workshop for students, faculty and the public that encouraged individuals to share their experiences and reactions to the changes in the art community wrought by globalization.

Topaz Camp

Return to Topaz

Ken Yoshioka reflects on a trip to Topaz, Utah in response to the Thacher Gallery exhibition Something from Nothing: Art and Handcrafted Objects from America’s Concentration Camps, August 21 – November 15, 2017.