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James R. Dabbert

James R. Dabbert

Director, Humanities Writing Center
Associate Director, ESL
Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and Humanities

Phone: 

312.567.3346

Fax: 

312.567.5187

Email: 

Office: 

SH 234

Education 

M.S., Indiana University, Linguistics
B.A., Indiana University, English

Research Interests 

English as a Second Language
American Art

Professional Society Memberships 

Member of College Art Association

Member of TESOL

 

Current Projects 

A ten year anniversary exhibition of the Art of Frank Dudley, with a forthcoming catalogue, Summer, 2016. Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana.

Awards & Honors 

The Indiana Dunes Revealed: The Art of Frank V. Dudley (University of Illinois Press, 2006) has been nominated for the Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Award given by the College Art Association.
 
Dabbert's showing of Frank Dudley paintings at Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana, was acknowledged as one of two "Best Museum Shows of 2006" by Chicago Artists' News. The catalog for the show was further described as being a "model of its kind, beautiful reproduction[s], with several thoughtful essays."
 

Selected Publications 

Book

The Indiana Dunes Revealed: The Art of Frank V. Dudley (University of Illinois Press, 2006).

Articles

“The Art of Frank V. Dudley,” American Art Review 18, no. 4 (August 2006): 88-95.

“Frank V. Dudley: Early Tonalist Painter,” American Art Review 22, no. 6 (December 2010): 82-87.

“Frank Dudley and the Pageantry of Conservation,” American Art Review 25, no. 4 (August 2013): 68-72.

Lecturer and lender to exhibitions

Lecture, July 17, 2013, “Land and Sky: Frank Dudley and the Pageantry of Conservation.” Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugatuck, Michigan. Lender to exhibition: May 30 to August 9, 2013.

Contributor, The Art of George Ames Aldrich (Indiana University Press, 2013). Lender to exhibition: Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, Indiana, August 21 to November 16, 2012.

Lecture, December 6, 2011: "Midwest Art from the 1893 Columbian Exposition to the First World War." Lender to exhibition: Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL. December 2 to 19, 2011.

Lecture: “Frank Dudley, Painter of the Dunes.” Lender to exhibition: December 10 to February 27, 2011. Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, Indiana.

Lecture, March 31, 2009: “Conserving Native Landscape in the Metropolis: An Exhibition of Paintings of Burnham Park, Jackson Park, and the Indiana Dunes,” Lender to exhibition: Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL. February 28 to April 18, 2009.