Randip Bakshi

Phone: 604.323.5511 ext. 2601
Office: B010c
Email: rbakshi@langara.ca

Randip teaches courses in Asian art, the survey, and worldviews at Langara. He has an Honours BA in Art History and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Toronto and an MA in Art History from the University of Victoria.


Alena Buis

Phone: 604.323.5739
Email: abuis@langara.ca

In 2013 I completed my PhD at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. My dissertation, “Homeliness and Worldliness: Materiality and the Making of New Netherland and New York, 1609-1750” critically investigated the intersecting topics of domestic interiors, women’s history, cultural production and global consumption to explore how Dutch colonial projects intellectually imagined and physically built homes overseas. This research was supported by doctoral fellowships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada, the New Netherland Institute, Winterthur Museum, and Queen’s Alfred Bader Travel Scholarship.

I have contributed essays to Early Modern Women: Remapping Routes and Spaces (2015), The Development of Art in Canada,” Professional Practices: Canadian Women Artists (2012), Depicting Canada’s Children (2009) and an anthology I co-edited Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th-20th Century (2014). My work has also appeared in peer-reviewed publications such as the Journal of Modern Craft, Dutch Crossing, Material Culture Review, Inuit Art Quarterly, and Cahiers métiers d’art*Craft Journal.

I have also presented my research internationally at academic conferences and invited talks and lectured on the history of Canadian art, Dutch visual and material culture at the Society of Early Americanists Biennial Conference, the Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Conference, the University Art Association of Canada Conference, the Association of Art Historians Annual Conference (UK), the Renaissance Society of America Conference, Attending to Early Modern Women, and the Birkshire Conference on the History of Women. My current research examines the scholarship of teaching and learning as it relates to art history.

Bruce Hanbury

Phone: 604.323.5741
Office: B010d
Email: bhanbury@langara.ca

University of British Columbia (Art History)
Special Interests: Architectural history, Renaissance Italy, nineteenth and twentieth century Modernism, Study Abroad Programs.

Anne Kristiansen

Phone: 604.323.5740
Office: B010e
Email: akristiansen@langara.ca

University of British Columbia (Art History)
Special Interests: Renaissance art and culture, Canadian art, feminist issues in art and critical theory in modern and contemporary art.

Timothy Stevenson

Phone: 604.323.5554
Office: B010c
Email: tstevenson@langara.ca

Holy Names College Oakland (Spirituality); M. Div. (Vancouver School of Theology)
Special Interests: Twentieth century politics, spirituality, science and religion