Upcoming Events

MAP IT Series Lecture

Jodi Cranston, Boston University, "Mapping Paintings, or How to Breathe Life into Provenance"

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Woodruff Library Jones Room


2017 Lovis Corinth Colloquium

Quid est sacramentum?: On the Visual Representation of Sacred Mysteries in Early Modern Europe and the Americas, 1400-1700’

November 30-December 2, 2017
Jones Room, Woodruff Library

Speakers include:

David Areford, University of Massachusetts Boston
AnnMarie Micikas Bridges,  Harvard University
James Clifton,  Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Mette Birkedal Bruun,  University of Copenhagen
Anna Dlabacova,  University of Leiden
Wim François, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Koenraad Jonckheere, University of Ghent
Robert L. (Bob) Kendrick, University of Chicago
Aden Kumler, University of Chicago
Noria Litaker, University of Pennsylvania
Kristian Mejrup, University of Copenhagen
Walter Melion, Emory University
Sarah Joan Moran, Universitat Utrecht
Lars Cyril Nørgaard, University of Copenhagen
Elizabeth Pastan, Emory University
Donna Sadler, Agnes Scott College
Alexa Sand, Utah State University
Tanya Tiffany, University of Wisconsin. Milwaukee
Lee Palmer Wandel, University of Wisconsin
Geert Warner, University of Leiden
Bronwen Wilson, UCLA


Mission Statement and News

MISSION: The Art History Department studies the forms, functions, meanings, and theoretical underpinnings of the visual arts...continued

DEPARTMENT NEWS

Read Todd Cronan's recent article in Critical Inquiry: "Class into Race: Brecht and the Problem of State Capitalism."

Rebecca Stone's new exhibit, Threads of Time: Tradition and Change in Indigenous American Textiles, has opened at the Michael C. Carlos Museum.

Sarah McPhee has been awarded a Samuel Candler Dobbs Chair in recognition of her exceptional accomplishments in scholarship, teaching, and service.

Walter Melion has been named the director of the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry. Professor Melion's term will start this fall and run for three years.

Walter Melion has been made a Scholar-In-Residence of The Newberry Library in Chicago.

Alumnus Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi (PhD, 2013) has been named the new curator of African art at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Christopher Sawula joins the department as our new Visual Resources Librarian.  

Bonna Wescoat is the recipient of the 2017 AIA Award for Undergraduate Teaching.