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November 1: Style & Status in Early Athens

The Department of the History of Art presents a lectures by Prof. Nathan Arrington of Princeton University. The lecture is entitled, “Style and Status in Early Athens” and will be held in Hudson 110 at 6:00 p.m. The talk is coordinated by Prof. Marian Feldman.


October 16: “The Senses in Medieval Culture” Symposium

The Walters Art Museum will host a symposium entitled, “The Senses in Medieval Culture”in honor of the opening of the exhibition, A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe. The symposium will be held in the Graham Auditorium at the Walters Art Museum on October 16, 2016 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. There will […]


October 25: Arcing the Horizon: The Curvature, the Spheres, and the Plane of Representation

The Department of the History of Art presents the Graduate Student Lecture Series with a talk by Professor Beate Fricke of University of California, Berkley. Prof. Fricke’s lecture is entitled, “Arcing the Horizon: The Curvature, the Spheres, and the Plane of Representation.” The lecture will be held in Maryland 110 at 6:00 p.m.


November 3: In the Shadow of Khosrow

The Department of the History of Art presents the Graduate Student Lecture Series with a talk by Professor Benjamin Anderson of Cornell University. Prof. Anderson’s lecture is entitled, “In the Shadow of Khosrow.” The lecture will be held at 6:00 p.m. in Gilman 50.


Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume investigate place in all of its dynamism and complexity: several […]


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 […]