News & Announcements Archive


October 31, 2018: de Kooning Presentation

Please join the renowned sculpture fabricator, mold maker, and restoration expert Vanessa Hoheb for a presentation on Willem de Kooning’s Reclining Figure, 1969-1982, followed by a discussion with Hoheb and History of Art Assistant Professor Molly Warnock. This event is free and open to the public. The presentation will take place on October 31, 2018 […]


Fall 2018 Course: AS.010.101 – Introduction to the History of Western Art I

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Prof. Jennifer Stager, the newest member of the Department’s faculty, will be teaching AS.010.101 – Introduction to the History of Western Art I in Fall 2018. The course meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 12 noon to 1:15 p.m. There are sections on Friday. […]


New Fall 2018 Course: Arts of the Spanish Empire

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce a new course for Fall 2018, AS.010.325- Arts of the Spanish Empire, to be taught by incoming Professor Aaron M. Hyman on Monday/Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:15 p.m. Please see the flyer.


Attention Alumni!

History of Art Alums- we want to hear from you and stay in touch! In part of the preparation for the Department’s upcoming newsletter, please fill out and submit this survey by Friday, September 7, 2018. Thank you!


Congratulations, Prof. Rüstem!

The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce that Prof. Ünver Rüstem has received both a Postdoctoral Associateship (September–December 2018) and a Postdoctoral Fellowship (January–May 2019) in the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University. Congratulations!


Congratulations, Prof. Warnock!

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce Prof. Molly Warnock as a recipient of a 2018-2019 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Congratulations, Prof. Warnock!


Congratulations, Thaara Shankar!

The Department of the History of Art extends a warm congratulations to Thaara Shankar, a History of Art major, for receiving a 2018-2019 Mellon Arts Innovation Grant for her project “Inside the Studio: A Closer Look at Baltimore’s Art Scene.” Congratulations, Thaara!


Congratulations, Yu Na Han!

The Department of the History of Art extends its congratulations to Yu Na Han for the publication of her commentary on the exhibit she curated, “Uncertain Times: Martin Luther’s Remedies for the Soul, Walters Art Museum” in the SIXTEENTH CENTURY JOURNAL, vol. 48, no. 4 (Winter 2017): 1045-46. Her piece was included in a series […]


Caplan-Rosen Lecture on April 12

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce its annual Caplan-Rosen Lecture, to be given by Molly Nesbit, Vassar College, on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Maryland 110 at 6 p.m. The lecture is titled, “Light in Buffalo: When Foucault Kept Manet in Mind.” Please see here for a campus map.