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October 17: Lecture by Prof. Erika Naginski

The Department of the History of Art presents a lecture by Erika Naginski, Harvard Graduate School of Design, on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 6 p.m. in Bloomberg 272. The lecture is titled “On the Colonial Origins of Architecture: Building ‘Maison Rustique’ in Cayenne, French Guiana.”


Ancient Mediterranean Art and Architecture

The Department of the History of Art at The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time professor at the rank of Assistant or early stage Associate Professor in the field of ancient Mediterranean art and/or architectural history to begin July 1, 2018. We encourage applications from scholars specializing in the arts of the ancient […]


Marian Feldman awarded Getty Foundation Connecting Art Histories grant

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Prof. Marian Feldman and her colleague Dr. Antigoni Zournatzi, of the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens, will work together on a grant awarded to Johns Hopkins University from the Getty Foundation through its Connecting Art Histories initiative. The grant will fund two […]


Christopher Lakey receives two fellowships

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Prof. Christopher Lakey has received two fellowships for the upcoming academic year 2017-2018. Prof. Lakey has been awarded a CRIA Fellow at Villa I Tatti, Florence (Harvard Center for Italian Studies) and a Gerda Henkel Stiftung Fellowship.


Congratulations, Prof. Brown!

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to share that Prof. Rebecca Brown’s new book, Displaying Time: The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India, has just been published by the University of Washington Press. “Displaying Time is an original and compelling contribution to scholarship on South Asian art and exhibition practices. Focusing […]


Displaying Time: The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India

From the fluttering fabric of a tent, to the blurred motion of the potter’s wheel, to the rhythm of a horse puppet’s wooden hooves―these scenes make up a set of mid-1980s art exhibitions as part of the U.S. Festival of India. The festival was conceived at a meeting between Indira Gandhi and Ronald Reagan to […]


Lisa Deleonardis awarded 2017-18 Rome Prize

The Department of the History of Art extends a hearty congratulations to professor Lisa Deleonardis as a 2017-2018 Charles K. Williams II Rome Prize recipient for her work A Transatlantic Response to Worlds That Shake: Jesuit Contributions to AntiSeismic Building Design in Early Modern Italy and Peru. The prestigious annual fellowship supports the independent endeavors […]


Congratulations, Graduating Students!

The Department of the History of Art extends a hearty congratulations and best wishes to all members of the Class of 2017!