Achievements & Congratulations for March 2021

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The Department of the History of Art is thrilled to announce the below achievements from March 2021 and extends congratulations to all:

  • Professor Rebecca M. Brown was quoted in a JHU News-letter article by Kaushik Srinivasan about the recent boom in NFTs and their relation to the art world.
  • Doctoral student Rebecca Teresi was awarded an honorarium, funded by the Mellon Foundation, for art historians affected by the pandemic from Smarthistory to publish an essay on Murillo.
  • Doctoral student Meghaa Ballakrishnen was awarded a Junior Fellowship from the Paul Mellon Centre for the year 2022. In addition, she will be presenting a paper, “Allegorical Narcissists and Analogical Mystics: Geeta Kapur writing women’s work, 1968–93” as part of the panel “Re-Writing the Canon: New directions in art writing” organized by Sophie Hatchwell and Sam Rose for the Association of Art History’s Annual Conference on the 16th of April.  Meghaa also presented at the Mellon Foundation’s Humanities Lecture, “Abstraction after Feminism” at Montgomery College on the 9th of April.