Terra Foundation Visiting Professorships at University of Oxford, 2016–21

Building on the university’s outstanding resources for the advanced study of art history and North American history, politics, literature, and culture, the Terra Foundation Visiting Professorship at the University of Oxford facilitates the instruction of annual courses on American art from the colonial period onward. The visiting professors become members of the History of Art Department and also hold visiting fellowships at Worcester College.

  • The 2017–18 Terra Foundation Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford is Miguel de Baca, associate professor of art history and chair of the American Studies department at Lake Forest College.
  • The 2018–19 Terra Foundation Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford is John R. Blakinger, a postdoctoral fellow in the University of Southern California Society of Fellows in the Humanities.

Miguel de Baca is organizing a study day “Video Art and the Public Sphere in the US: 1965–1980” on June 18, 2018 at 10:00 am at LUX (London, United Kingdom). Further details can be found here: https://live-terraamericanart.pantheonsite.io/events/event/study-day-video-art-and-the-public-sphere-in-the-us-1965-1980/

For more information about the Terra Foundation visiting professorship, please visit the University of Oxford website: http://www.hoa.ox.ac.uk/people/professor-miguel-de-baca

Past Recipient: University of Oxford


David W. Lubin, Charlotte C. Weber Professor of Art, Wake Forest University