News & Announcements Archive

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 […]


Does History Still Matter?: October 16 and October 17, 2015

Join the Department of the History of Art for an interdisciplinary conference titled, “Does History Still Matter?,” on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 2015. The conference will begin on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. in Gilman 50. For more information, please see the Program. Poster