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Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi and Constantine Petridis of the Art Institute of Chicago have been awarded a Core Program Fellowship from The Camargo Foundation. The fellowship will support their work on Mapping Senufo in the spring of 2020. During the fellowship period, Gagliardi and Petridis will mine archives, analyze relevant documents, and write text for the project.

Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi and Lisa Lee have both been named fellows at The Clark Art Institute. The fellowship program enables scholars to pursue their research and participate in various institute events. While in residence at the Clark during the fall of 2019, Gagliardi will work on the collaborative, born-digital publication project, Mapping Senufo, she initiated and co-directs. Lee will be in residence during the spring of 2019 to develop a monograph analyzing the early work of Thomas Hirschhorn.


Elizabeth Pastan has been named a Senior Fellow at the Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The catalogue for the LACMA exhibition, Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915-1985, which includes an essay by Megan O’Neil, has been awarded the 2019 Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award from the College Art Association. The Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award is given for an especially distinguished catalogue in the history of art, published in the penultimate calendar year under the auspices of a museum, library, or collection.

Sarah McPhee and Renée Stein have been awarded $650,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as part of a $1,000,000 grant to continue the Mellon Graduate Fellowship in Object-Centered Curatorial Research. The grant will go to the Art History Department and the Michael C. Carlos Museum and support continued collaboration with the High Museum of Art.

Art History Endowed Lecture

"The End of the Sixties: Kerry James Marshall's Mementos"

James Meyer
Curator of Modern Art, 1945-1974
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Thursday, November 21, 2019
6:00pm
Ackerman Hall, Carlos Museum


Art History Endowed Colloquium

"The Art of Return: The Sixties and Contemporary Culture"

James Meyer
Curator of Modern Art, 1945-1974
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Friday, November 22, 2019
10:00am
Convocation Hall, Room 204


Lovis Corinth Colloquium X

"Ekphrastic Image-Making in Early Modern Europe and the Americas"

December 6-7, 2019
Convocation Hall, Room 208

Lovis Corinth Colloquium XI

"Customized Books in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1700"

April 16-18, 2020
Convocation Hall, Room 208

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