Upcoming Events

From Idea to Exhibition: What is Senufo?
Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi, Emory University,
and Constantine Petridis, The Cleveland Museum of Art
4:15 - 6:00 PM
Carlos Hall Seminar Room (Mezzanine Level)

Fifth Lovis Corinth Colloquium: ‘Ut pictura amor: The Reflexive Imagery of Love in Artistic Theory and Practice, 1400-1700’
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Thursday and Friday
9:00 AM-1:00 PM Saturday
Carlos Museum Reception Hall
For detailed program, click here.

Mission Statement and News

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


Bonna Wescoat has been awarded a Samuel Candler Dobbs Chair as Professor of Art History at Emory.

Ashley Eckhardt, Laura Somenzi and John Witty have been awarded the Mellon Graduate Fellowship in Object-Centered Curatorial Research for 2015. The expanded fellowship now includes the Carlos Museum as a full partner along with the High Museum.

An Jiang received the Martin Ostwald Fellowship from the Arete Foundation and will spend the 2015-16 academic year in Greece as a member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Elizabeth Pastan and co-author Stephen D. White have published The Bayeux Tapestry and Its Contexts: A Reassessment, Boydell & Brewer, 2014.

Susan Elizabeth Gagliardi's monograph Senufo Unbound has just been published (5 Continents Editions, 2015).

Walter Melion, 2014-15 recipient of the Chair Francqui from the Belgian Fondation Francqui, will be giving a series distinguished lectures in December and March at the Université catholique de Louvain.