News & Announcements Archive

May 5-6: Subversion, Parody, and Paradox in Medieval and Early Modern Art, 1350-1700

The Department of the History of Art cordially invites you to a workshop, “Subversion, Parody, and Paradox in Medieval and Early Modern Art, 1350-1700,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Mergenthaler 111 and 9 a.m. on Friday, May 6, 2016, in Gilman 177.  For a full schedule of the workshop, please click […]


History of Art students awarded Austen-Stokes Research Stipend, and Gilman Award

The Department of the History of Art congratulates Mary Seo on winning the Austen-Stokes Research Stipend for Undergraduate Research, and Rocio Oliva on winning the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad. The Austen-Stokes Research Stipend for Undergraduate Research enables students to realize current or proposed overseas projects and to encourage new projects in […]


April 20: Art & Science in the Middle Ages

The Department of the History of Art announces a workshop entitled,”Art & Science in the Middle Ages,” with Professors Eric Ramirez-Weaver (UVA) and Christopher Lakey (JHU). The workshop will be held in Gilman 177 at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.


Prof. Mitchell Merback Named Guggenheim Fellow

The Department of the History of Art is delighted to announce that Professor Mitchell B. Merback has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for his project, Recognitions: Visual Poetics and Narrative Experience in Medieval and Renaissance Art. Please see the press release from the Guggenheim Foundation for more information. A write-up was also included in a recent […]


March 28, 2016: Dean’s Undergraduate Research Award

The Department of the History of Art congratulates Mary Seo, Chloe Zhao, and Songnan Wang on receiving a Dean’s Undergraduate Research Award. Mary’s project is entitled, “The Politics of Placement: Ancient and Contemporary Display of Costa Rican Monumental Sculpture,” and is directed by Prof. Lisa DeLeonardis, with Prof. Rebecca Brown as adviser. Chloe’s project focuses […]


April 12, 2016: Rosen Lecture

The Department of the History of Art presents the 2016 Rosen Lecture, given by Dr. Michael Leja, entitled “An Archaeology of Image Culture:  The Presidential Election of 1840” in Mergenthaler 111 at 6:00 p.m.


CAA Conference Reception: February 4, 2016

The Department of the History of Art invites you to a reception/reunion at the College Art Association’s Annual Conference on February 4, 2016 from 5:30-7:00 PM. The reception will take place at Petits Plats, 2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, a short 2 minute walk from the conference hotel. If you have questions, please […]