In the wake of the white-supremacist terrorism of August 11-13, we wish to highlight and paraphrase some of the comments of Ian Baucom, Dean of Arts and Sciences:
Be assured that the Art Department remains a space where all can pursue the dialogue that counters the lies of racism, anti-semitism, homophobia, and nativism.
We are prepared to stand up for and support those who have been singled out as targets for hatred. The courage of free thought opposing cowardice and bigotry endures and persists here despite violence.

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Mary Haviland

BM, piano and composition, Queens University, 1970
MLS, School of Library Science, Emory University, 1972
MA, Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1977
PhD candidate
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Mary taught art history survey and twentieth century art for ten years at Emory & Henry College where she was also director of the college gallery and co-director of the Italian Art in Rome and Florence Programs.

At the University of Virginia, she studies conceptual art from 1968-1975 and conducts research at the Getty Research Institute and the Museum of Modern Art. Her secondary concentrations are 18th Century Art and 15-17th Century Prints & Printmaking.