Upcoming Events

2018 Lovis Corinth Colloquium

Quid est sacramentum?: On the Visual Representation of Mystery and Secrecy in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700’

March 29-31, 2018
Jones Room, Woodruff Library

Speakers include:

Véronique Adam, University of Toulouse
Monika Biel, Herzog August Bibliothek
Alicja Bielak, University of Warsaw
Carme López Calderón, University of Santiago de Compostela
Tom Conley, Harvard University
Ralph Dekoninck, Université Catholique de Louvain
Peter Eversmann, University of Amsterdam
Ingrid Falque, Université Catholique de Louvain
Christine Goettler, Univerität Bern
Agnes Guiderdoni, Université Catholique de Louvain
Valerie Hayaert, Institut d'études avancées Paris
Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Newberry
Stephanie Leitch, Florida State University
Mark Meadow, UC Santa Barbara
Eelco Nagelsmit, ETHzürich
Alexandra Onuf, University of HartfordB
ret Rothstein, Indiana University
Xavier Vert, EHESS
Madeleine Viljoen, New York Public Library
Mara Wade, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
Caecilie Weissert, Universität Stuttgart


The Dorothy Fletcher Paper Prize is now accepting submissions for its annual award granted to an outstanding research paper in the history of art. The call for submissions, cover sheet, and deadline can be found here.

The Art History Newsletter for Winter 2017-2018 is now available to read online.

The Stuart A. Rose Library has acquired Giovanni Piranesi's Le Antichita Romane. The four eighteenth-century volumes depict ancient Rome through etchings of architectural features, monuments, and historic sites. The volumes will facilitate teaching and research in classes taught by Sarah McPhee and Eric Varner.

Christina E. Crawford has been awarded the Emerging Scholar Prize by the Society for Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian, and Russian Art for her article, "From Tractors to Territory: Socialist Urbanization through Standardization."

Kirk Savage's lecture, Iconoclasm and the Confederacy, is now available for viewing online.

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.